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2021 Workshops on Loss and Bereavement

Workshops 2021

This is a series of introductory workshops on a range of topics covering loss and bereavement.

Target Audience

The workshops are targeted at professionals and volunteers who may wish to learn more about loss and bereavement and for those working with people who have experienced a major loss.

Overview of Loss and Bereavement, 28 January
Bereavement in the School Community, 29 January
Supporting Bereaved People, 11 February
Hidden Losses – Hidden Grief Untying the knots, 11 March
Prolonged Grief Disorder/Complicated Grief: What is it and how can we help?, 25 March
Children and Loss, 15 April
Supporting Adolescents through Grief and Loss, 22 April
Loss and Grief in Later Life, 6 May
Mindfulness, Self-Compassion and the Journey of Grief, 7 May
Grieving Well at Work – Supporting Employees who are Grieving and Workplace Wellbeing, 13 May
Working with Adults Facing Death, 20 May
In the Shadow of Covid: How Ireland Grieves then and now, 27 May
Grief and Social Media, 11 June

These workshops are framed relative to the HSE palliative care competence framework at level two – for people whose work increasingly sees them engaging with people facing loss, bereavement and death. Specifically, the competence dimension for grief and loss; and the competence dimension for communication are of relevance to workshop content and learning outcomes.


Professional accreditation is under application from the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Ireland. If you have other accreditation needs please contact us. A certificate of participation/attendance at the workshops is available on request.

Teaching Method

The workshops will be held online via Zoom and will include talks and interactive sessions.

Time and Duration

Workshops will commence at 9.15am and conclude at 4.15pm. There will be short breaks through the day and a lunch break of 45 minutes. Registration will commence at 9.00am


Participants may attend one or more workshops. Booking and payment via Eventbrite. Please note as places are limited early booking is advised.


€100 per workshop


Cancellations up to 1 week prior to each workshop will be given a full refund minus an administration fee of €10. Thereafter no refunds will be made.

For further queries, please contact Iris Murray iris.murray@hospicefoundation.ie or Tel (01) 679 3188.

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