WAYS WE CAN HELP GRIEVING CHILDREN, TIPS FROM LINDA GOLDMAN

The following is taken directly from Linda Goldman’s website These tips from Linda provide excellent and succinct advice on how we can all support bereaved children _______________ Be truthful. Children have a conscious or unconscious knowing if they are not told the truth. Then they suffer another loss of the trust of the adults around them,… Read More WAYS WE CAN HELP GRIEVING CHILDREN, TIPS FROM LINDA GOLDMAN

Osiris SEND Annual Conference – January 18th

I’m really looking forward to not only speaking at the Osiris Annual SEND Conference, but also to hearing Tricia Murphy (former president of NASEN), Professor Amanda Kirby (founder of the Discovery Centre) and Rona Tutt OBE (former president of NAHT) speaking. I will be presenting ‘How to support children with SEND with grief’. It’s going… Read More Osiris SEND Annual Conference – January 18th

Winston Churchill Memorial Trust UK – 2018 Fellowships

I am delighted to have been shortlisted by the Winston Churchill Memorial Trust UK for a fellowship in 2018.  My application is for the category of ‘Supporting Vulnerable Children Following Bereavement’.  I would of course love to be the successful applicant for this fellowship, but I am ecstatic to have got this far.  It seems especially good… Read More Winston Churchill Memorial Trust UK – 2018 Fellowships

Children’s Grief Awareness Week – November 16th to 22nd.

Dear Teachers, During this, Children’s Grief Awareness Week, I hope you will consider the 1 in 25 children & young people have experienced bereavement of a parent or sibling. You have worked with and will be now be working with children who are grieving. Do you talk to them about their grief or do you ignore it? If… Read More Children’s Grief Awareness Week – November 16th to 22nd.

Top marks from teachers for BackPocketTeacher bereavement training

Feedback from teachers for bereavement, grief and loss training from BackPocketTeacher. Feedback from SEND Bereavement & Loss Training – October 20th 2017                      Your training was fantastic and others’ experiences were truly humbling. I feel very empowered to return to school with a mission to get bereavement… Read More Top marks from teachers for BackPocketTeacher bereavement training

To the professional treating my child

To the professional treating my child A blog article from Little Miracles Charity written by an anonymous parent. What parents of medically fragile children want professionals to know. An excellent blog from a parent giving insight of what they want and need from professionals. An article that all medical and education staff should read.      

Last chance…..Bereavement & Loss (SEND) Training Day October 20th

There a few places left on the Bereavement and Loss (SEND) Training Day being held on October 20th at Grittleton Hall, Grittleton, Wiltshire. The venue is just 5 minutes from junction 17 of the M4. ______________ Comments from delegates who have attended previous Bereavement & Loss (SEND) Training Days –  I’d just like to take the… Read More Last chance…..Bereavement & Loss (SEND) Training Day October 20th