Child Bereavement, Grief & Loss Training This one day course will provide you with the confidence and tools needed to support children experiencing bereavement, grief and loss. The day includes: • understanding children’s perceptions of death • the impact of grief & loss on children • building a tool-kit of responses & resources for supporting… Read More Good Grief! 2 new training dates in Somerset
A one day child bereavement, grief & loss training course for anyone who works with children. This course will provide you with the tools and confidence to positively support children with the issues of bereavement, grief & loss. Where – South Petherton, Somerset TA13 5BS Cost – £95 per person, early bird price £75 booked… Read More Bereavement Training – June 22nd 2020
I have just received through the post a copy of ‘supporting bereaved children who have SEND’ and it is exactly the resource I have been hoping for for years – a huge thank you! The work that has gone into it is apparent. As a special school supporting children and young people who have a… Read More Review of We All Grieve
It has been an absolute honour to work with the brilliant child bereavement charity Winston’s Wish to create and write the book We All Grieve – Supporting bereaved children who have special educational needs and disabilities. In the past, the needs of bereaved children with SEND have not always been considered. We All Grieve looks… Read More Working with Winston’s Wish
My 2018 Churchill Fellowship looked at – Best practice for supporting bereaved children who have special educational needs/disabilities To read the full report click here Below you can read the conclusion and recommendations from my research. Report Conclusion My Fellowship sought to discover the current best practices in supporting bereaved children… Read More Churchill Fellowship – Conclusion & Recommendations
My Churchill Fellowship shone a light on the importance of all schools having bereavement policies, procedures and plans. Please consider signing Jane Dixon’s petition to the UK Government to make it compulsory for all schools to have bereavement plans. And to read my report click here.
Here is an article that I recently wrote for inclusiveteach.com The Birth of BackPocketTeacher Hands up, who returns from school with a bizarre range of things in their pockets? Stickers, symbols, bubbles, raisins, latex gloves….they’ve all been found in my pockets and also been seen spinning around my washing machine! As a SEND teacher I… Read More The Birth of BackPocketTeacher
After an incredible year planning, researching, travelling and writing my Churchill Fellowship report is complete and published on the Winston Churchill Memorial Trust’s website. The needs of bereaved children with SEND must be acknowledged & supported. Help me spread the word and make a change. To read, download and share my report click here.
BackPocketTeacher now has an online shop! You can buy all of the books written by Sarah Helton of BackPocketTeacher from the BackPocketTeacher website.