Supporting the bereaved and grieving

Banksia’s comprehensive 1-day short course provides all attendees with greater understanding and skills to support people who are bereaved and experiencing grief.  
 
Delivered by a qualifi

Aged care Nursing Health professionals Carers Allied Health
  • Date

    Thursday 24th October 2019

  • Time

    9:00am - 5:00pm

  • Venue

    Heidelberg

Event Details

Banksia’s comprehensive 1-day short course provides all attendees with greater understanding and skills to support people who are bereaved and experiencing grief.  
 
Delivered by a qualified Grief Counsellor, this is high level information which is relevant for Division 1 and 2 Registered Nurses, personal care attendants, Aged Care Facility staff, allied health care professionals and any person with an interest in gaining these specific skills and knowledge. 
 
Topics covered include: 

  • Grief and bereavement theories
  • Common grief behaviours and reactions
  • Strategies for supporting people who are grieving
  • Grief and bereavement services and supports
  • Self-care strategies for practitioners. 
 
The course is conducted biannually at Banksia’s Heidelberg office (Melbourne), however will be presented at alternative venues if requested (conditions apply). 

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