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Grief in the Workplace For Managers

This two hour workshop looks at the role that managers and human resource personnel can play in supporting staff and colleagues who are grieving during Covid-19. It focuses on the organisational as well as personal aspects of best practice grief support.


Duration: 2 hour online workshop (via Zoom)

Who is this suitable for?

This workshop is suitable for managers, human resource personnel and those who have a supportive role for staff in the organisation.

Topics covered

  1. What’s involved in the grieving process (time, normal reactions, etc)
  2. How grief impacts on employees (concentration/performance etc)
  3. Grief and organisational issues. Current research. Creating a supportive work environment.
  4. Staff wellbeing – how to support a bereaved employee.
  5. Self-care when working with people who are grieving.

Learning outcomes

At the end of this workshop participants will have:

  • An understanding of how Covid-19 has impacted on staff who are grieving
  • An understanding of what loss and grief are
  • An understanding of the grieving process and how it affects people
  • An understanding of current research and what creates an effective environment in the workplace for staff wellbeing around grief.
  • Developed their own skills for effectively supporting someone who is grieving
  • An understanding of their own support needs when working with people who are grieving

Enquiries: Email Breffni Mc Guinness or call (01) 6793188.