Sands Bereavement Care Training Workshops – open to all professionals

Our consistently well-evaluated one-day workshop for multidisciplinary groups allows participants to develop their knowledge, insight and skills to be able to provide high quality, sensitive care to parents who experience the death of a baby, before, during or shortly after birth. It is highly interactive and skills-based, enabling professionals to develop their confidence in providing high quality, sensitive care to bereaved parents.

Learning outcomes - at the end of the session learners will be able to:

  • Identify the unique impact of grief in relation to pregnancy loss and the death of a baby for parents and their families.
  • Identify, develop and use techniques to deliver bad news and communicate sensitively and effectively with bereaved parents.
  • Enable bereaved parents to make informed choices about the memories they create with their baby and what happens to their baby’s body.
  • Recognise the impact of pregnancy loss and the death of a baby on health professionals and be able to access available support.
  • Recognise the importance of on-going support for bereaved parents and the potential impact of their loss on all subsequent pregnancies.

About the workshop

Each workshop is run by a skilled facilitator who uses film, audio clips, presentation, discussion, reflection and group exercises to enable participants to develop the knowledge, insight and skills to provide high quality, sensitive care to parents whose baby dies, either before, during or shortly after birth. For more information on our training for professionals, please click here.

‘All useful and well presented – thank you. Good mix of information sharing and activity’

Course participant, Tunbridge Wells Hospital, January 2015

Who should attend?

This workshop is designed for all professionals who provide care for parents who experience the death of a baby including student midwives, midwives, obstetricians, neonatal staff, gynaecology staff, sonographers, GP’s, health visitors and chaplains. 

Each workshop has a maximum capacity of 20 participants.

Lunch and refreshments are provided on the day.

These courses have limited availability and book quickly on a first come, first served basis.  Please book early to avoid disappointment.

To book

  • 15th April 2019, Belfast, Multidisciplinary day bereavement care training workshop

Visit website for booking

Cost

Varies according to venue and your job role

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