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Surviving and Thriving – Bereavement

About bereavement

And resources to help:
Bereavement Support Services during COVID-19 0121 687 8010 Open Mon, Wed, Fri 9-5, Tues, Thurs 9-8, Sat, Sun 12-5. NHS Birmingham and Solihull CCGBereavement Support Services during COVID-19 Email: support@crusebirmingham.co.uk - NHS Birmingham and Solihull CCG

Bereavement Helplines

Resources for staff

Bereavement resources for parents and school staff

ELSA Support Resources for download, including an activity bereavement support pack (.zip file) with worksheets.

Little box of big thoughts worksheet

Fillable PDF from The Preston Associates, executive coaches.

Grief

ELSA Support presentation aimed at children. Explains what grief is and how it may feel.

Bereavement and Loss

Presentation from BEP for training schools.

Bereavement and Loss Training video

Internal training shared by King Edward VI Handsworth School for Girls for others to benefit from.

Supporting bereaved pupils: advice for staff

Optimus Education: Coming to terms with bereavement can be especially difficult for children and young people. Zoe Dale offers advice for supporting pupils in their experience of grief.

Loss & Bereavement: Activities to Support Children

Creative Education guide with activities to help you to help a child.  Sponsored by SAPHNA, the school and public health nurses association.

Supporting Children with Autism to Manage Death, Loss and Grief; A Guide for Parents, Carers & Educational Settings

Birmingham Educational Psychology Team has created this guidance to advise how to best manage bereavement, loss and grief for children with autism during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Barnardo’s Education Community: Bereavement 

Resources and advice to help you support young people with bereavement.

Barnardo’s Education Community: Grief

Resources and advice to help you support young people with grief.

Bereavement Self Help Guide

Booklet and audio from Devon Partnership NHS Trust to help bereaved people.

Resources for students

Little box of big thoughts worksheet

Fillable PDF from The Preston Associates, executive coaches.

Grief

ELSA Support presentation aimed at younger children but relevant for anyone who is grieving. Explains what grief is and how it may feel.

Bereavement Self Help Guide

Booklet and audio from Devon Partnership NHS Trust to help bereaved people.

Resources for parents and carers

Helping children to process lossPaula Nagel, one of Place2Be’s Principal Educational Psychologists, explores some of the ways you can support your children with difficult feelings of loss that they may be experiencing during this challenging time.
Child Bereavement UKHelp children and young people, parents, and families, to rebuild their lives when a child grieves or when a child dies. They offer films, resources, and a helpline.
Winston’s Wish – supporting children after the death of a parent or sibling
Support children and young people after the death of a parent or sibling. They offer a helpline, advice and support, and online chat.
Bereavement resources for parents and school staff

ELSA Support Resources for download, including an activity bereavement support pack (.zip file) with worksheets.

Supporting Children with Autism to Manage Death, Loss and Grief; A Guide for Parents, Carers & Educational Settings

Birmingham Educational Psychology Team has created this guidance to advise how to best manage bereavement, loss and grief for children with autism during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Bereavement Self Help Guide

Booklet and audio from Devon Partnership NHS Trust to help bereaved people.