How to talk about death in healthy ways and understanding grief (2 days)

Friday 13th Sept AND  20th Sept 2019, 10:00am-3:30pm
Shropshire Education & Conference Centre
Shrewsbury Hospital
Mytton Oak Road, Shrewsbury SY3 8XQ

£250 – BOOK VIA EVENTBRITE

This booking is for both days – Level One: How to Talk About Death in Healthy Ways & Level Two: Understanding Grief.
Level One – 13/09/2019 

These popular full-day workshops are perfect for anyone wanting to increase his/her confidence and improve communications around death, dying and loss with clients, patients, students, the general public, family, friends or colleagues. Do not miss this opportunity to take a class with Dr Wester, an expert in death studies, who livens the topic with practical and fascinating material.

The Part One workshop, with 5 hours Continuing Professional Development certificate, will help you:

  • Understand why talking about death matters
  • Think differently about death, dying & loss
  • Increase confidence in talking about death with others
  • Gain a greater understanding of the social consequences of loss
  • Learn how to use notions of time to speak with people of all ages
  • Explore the Importance of Language
  • Improve responses to those who are grieving

Level Two – 20/09/2019

This workshop extends the training in Part 1: How to talk about death & loss in healthy ways and is perfect for professionals and adults wanting to increase his/her understanding and improve communications around death, dying and loss. Dr Wester, an expert in death studies, enlivens the topic with practical and fascinating material. This Level Two workshop, with 5 hours Continuing Professional Development certificate, will:

  • Extend your knowledge of how grief affects the individual and community
  • Improve your ability to console the bereaved
  • Review notions of time and how to use them
  • Help you understand the behaviours of the bereaved
  • Explore the meaning of Legacy
  • Cover the importance of memory & memorial