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Papers and reports

Use this page to access reports from conferences, seminars and webinars held by Sudden and Brake (the road safety charity that coordinates Sudden). These are arranged by topic. Papers on this page are predominantly from UK events so may reference advice applicable in the UK only, but contain information of relevance to practitioners in other countries too. 

Substance misuse and traumatic grief

Substance misuse and traumatic grief (UK webinar, 2016)
Presented by Lorna Templeton, Independent Research Consultant

Traumatic stress following sudden death 

Early interventions following traumatic bereavement (UK seminar, 2013) (pdf)
Presented by Stephen Regel OBE, Principal psychotherapist and director, Centre for Trauma, Resilience and Growth

Post-traumatic stress disorder in children and young people (UK seminar, 2013) (pdf)
David Trickey, lead consultant clinical psychologist, Child Bereavement, Trauma and Wellbeing Service (CHUMS) 

Meet the expert: Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder following sudden bereavement (UK seminar, 2012) (web pages) 
Presented by Stephen Regel OBE, Principal psychotherapist and director, Centre for Trauma, Resilience and Growth

Supporting suddenly bereaved children and young people

Supporting suddenly bereaved children and young people, 2016 (UK seminars, 2016) (web pages)
Papers presented on supporting children bereaved by suicide, supporting bereaved children with special educational needs, and legal support for families.

Supporting suddenly bereaved children and young people, 2014 (UK seminars, 2014) (pdf)
Papers presented on supporting children with special educational needs, supporting bereaved children in school, an overview of the effects of trauma on children, and legal and financial support for families. 

Supporting suddenly bereaved children and young people, 2013 (UK seminars, 2013) (pdf) 
Papers presented on supporting pre-school children, supporting children bereaved by suicide, post-traumatic stress disorder, and legal support for families. 

Supporting suddenly bereaved children and young people, 2012 (UK seminars, held in 2012) (web pages)
Papers presented on cultural and religious issues, supporting young people, and children with special educational needs. 

Supporting suddenly bereaved children and young people, 2011 (UK seminar, 2011) (web pages)
Papers presented on the family unit and family systems for supporting children and young people, and support at school. 

Supporting suddenly bereaved children and young people, 2010 (UK seminar, 2010) (web pages)
Papers presented on children's dreams and nightmares, along with caring for children in a school setting. 

Police support for bereaved and seriously injured road crash victims

Police family liaison following road death and serious injury, 2014  (UK conference, 2014) (pdf) 
Including papers on cultural and religious issues, financial issues, personal injury claims, and developments in national training standards for road policing.

Police family liaison following road death and serious injury, 2013  (UK conference, 2013) (pdf)
Including papers on restorative justice, serious injury, Islamic perspectives on death and dying, and contributory negligence in road crashes. 

Police family liaison following road death and serious injury, 2012 (UK conference, 2012) (web pages)
Including papers on tissue donation, brain injury, and effective communication methodologies with families.  

Police family liaison following road death and serious injury, 2011 (UK conference, 2011) (web pages)
Papers presented on topics including the effects of traumatic grief, the role of helplines, and learning from mistakes in family liaison 

Road crash victim "Road to Recovery" conferences, held in the UK 2005-2010