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Death Education is important for anyone who needs to communicate with someone after a death or loss, whether it is a young person, adult or the elderly. At CEDAR we teach you how to make these conversation easy, compassionate and rewarding, while expanding your knowledge about death, dying and loss.

This course will teach you a variety of ways you can begin those uncomfortable conversations or deliver bad news in a range of circumstances and with a diverse group of people. It is suitable for adult carers, those who work in the public sector such as police, fire & ambulance, community workers, and professionals such as solicitors, GPs, and those in healthcare.

Topics Covered Include:

  • What is death?
  • Why talking about death is important
  • Notions of time and why it matters to the bereaved & those with learning disabilities
  • How parents grieve
  • How children grieve
  • Social and Cultural aspects of death & loss
  • The social history of death and why they matter today
  • Myths about death and how they influence our responses to death
  • Different experiences of grief
  • Understanding weeping and crying
  • Some helpful tips and guidance
  • End of life strategies facing us today
  • Gallows humour – what it means and it’s uses in coping

This course is highly interactive with visual aids and group participation. Dr Wester’s enthusiasm for this topic is both effective and contagious.

To book your place on this course please call Qube on 01691 656882 or email: info@qube-oca.org.co.uk.

Places are limited so book early to avoid disappointment.