If you are running a local child bereavement service, it is likely that you get training requests from local schools and children's professionals, asking for your help in giving them the skills and knowledge to work with bereaved children and young people.
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Free training resources
Below are free downloadable resources for you to use in your training courses with teachers, early years practitioners and others working day-to-day with bereaved children. These materials were developed in partnership with Leeds Animation Workshop, Sacha Richardson of The Laura Centre and Rose Griffiths of the University of Leicester. A free copy of each of these DVDs was given to CBN members at the time of production. Copies may also be available from your local library, or can be purchased from Leeds Animation Workshop.
This short animated film contains six separate episodes about young people, from a wide range of backgrounds, facing different kinds of bereavement. Accompanying the animated DVD produced by Leeds Animation Workshop is a free training resource which can be used to deliver training to practitioners working with teenagers and their families.
- professional development materials [pdf 1.9MB]
- introductory slides powerpoint presentation [pdf 736kb]
- 'Needs of teenagers' powerpoint presentation [pdf 337kb]
Not Too Young To Grieve
This DVD, produced by Leeds Animation Workshop includes a series of short vignettes about bereavement in children under 5. Accompanying the DVD is a free training resource which can used to deliver training to practitioners working with young children and their families.