Good Grief: Exploring Endings, Loss And Bereavement

Course information sheet

Fees: Standard £ 39 Conc £14 Full £71 * Enrol online for standard fee payers only

Day Time Weeks Centre Start End Code Enroll
Saturday 10:00 - 14:30 1 MAC 21/03/2020 21/03/2020 HC2075

What will the course cover?

This course will proved an introduction to the issues of Loss and Bereavement and to good listening and helping skills. Participants will learn how to be with themselves and others who are going through this process

Who is the course for?

Anyone who is interested in understanding their own responses to loss or wants to know how to support someone else going through the experience of loss

What skills, knowledge or experience do I need to start this course?

No previous experience needed

What should I be able to do by the end of the course?

Participants will have better understanding of Their own experiences of loss Some of the theoretical frameworks which try to describe the process which someone may be experiencing The effectiveness of ritual in the greiving process Built on their skills of listening and supporting

How is the course organised?

The course will include tutor input, gentle exercises to examine how people experience losses in their lives, paired listening and some group work and discussion This is not group therapy and it is an introductory course and participants are encouraged to go at their own pace, not to jump in too deeply as all are likely to be beginners.

What extra study or practice is expected outside of the class?

There will be background handouts for participants to take away

How will my progress be assessed?

An assessment at the beginning and ending to ascertain levels of knowledge

What can I expect to go on to after this course?

People wanting to go further in developing their skills might consider a course with Cruise or a local bereavement agency

Are there any other costs and what do I need to bring?

No other costs

What support is available?

Help with literacy or numeracy is available through the basic education programme and the ESOL programme which offers help for speakers of other languages. And support can be provided for students with learning difficulties and or/disabilities. Details are available in the Guide or from teaching or reception staff.