Young Health Champions

New Life Lessons!

CEDAR is launching our new Life Lessons programme for young people, which will run in Oswestry this year. The programme, which is sponsored by the office of John Campion Police & Crime Commissioner of West Mercia is also supported by the Shropshire NHS CCG Young Health Champions’ group and promises to be both rewarding and constructive. This year the new cohort of students will join graduates from the 2014/2015 group of ‘Dragon Riders’ to help create learning packs for schools to…

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thumbnail of KatyKaty’s Blog #7 -‘Day of the Dead’

  Day of the Dead and the YHC promotional day with CEDAR C.I.C. I was back again with the Young Health Champions and CEDAR C.I.C. as we celebrated the ‘Day of the Dead’ otherwise known as Halloween or all souls day. Not only was this a celebration at this most poignant time in our calendar, this was also the first day of opening for a new facility for the Young Health Champions in Shropshire.  Located at the Riverside shopping centre in…

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Katy’s Blog #6 – Good Grief

‘Good Grief’ the Young Health Champions take it further! After the completion of the initial CEDAR ‘Life Lessons’ workshop, a focus group was created with the Young Health Champion participants to collect their feedback on the programme. They were very positive and the participants were requesting to learn more! So this led to the development of a second level of education that would allow more information to be taught about how to respond to grief and how to help others.…

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Life Lessons Takes Off

CEDAR LIFE LESSONS PILOT PROGRAMME Ten wonderful volunteers, ages 14-21, from the Shropshire Young Health Champion scheme enrolled in the first-ever three-day CEDAR Life Lessons course, which ran from 28th-30th July 2014. This ground-breaking programme was created by the Thanatologist, Dr Judith Wester, founder of CEDAR CIC, to teach young people about death, loss and remembrance in a healthy and stimulating way. The programme was a great success and will be reported on more fully over the coming months. The…

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CEDAR  Education  is  dedicated  to  teaching everyone  how  to  understand,  accept  and  respond to  death,  dying  and  loss  in  healthy  and appropriate  ways  with  clients,  patients,  students, and  in  personal  relationships.
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