This free report highlights research and best practice as presented at two Brake seminars run through its Sudden initiative, on supporting suddenly bereaved children and young people, in October and November 2014. The seminars were sponsored by Slater and Gordon Lawyers.
This report is available to download free of charge. Please click here to access the report.
The report contains:
- Brake’s work supporting suddenly bereaved children and young people, Anna Kilshaw, helpline supervisor, Brake
- Case study: Tina Woods, Brake bereaved volunteer
- Case study: Applying knowledge to support a suddenly bereaved child at school, Michelle Johnson, inclusion assistant, Woodmansterne Primary School
- Supporting bereaved children in the classroom, Nigel Adams and Barry Lyonette, Child Bereavement UK
- How understanding of death and effects of bereavement change at different ages, Stephen Regel, director, Centre for Trauma, Resilience and Growth, Nottinghamshire Healthcare NHS Trust
- Legal and financial support for families following a sudden death, Paul Kitson, Slater and Gordon
- Case study: Legal and financial support for families following a sudden death, Steve Hill and Linda Yen Fox, Slater and Gordon
- Supporting bereaved children with special educational needs, Rebekah Lawson, family services team lead, Winston’s Wish
A full list of upcoming Sudden events can be found here.