Cruse Bereavement Care - Anticipatory Grief: "The Long Goodbye"

What You Will Cover

  • What is Anticipatory Grief
  • What it is to anticipate loss
    • such as chronic physical health condition
    • living with mental health (eg dementia, drug/alcohol addictions etc)
    • end of life care, palliative support
    • the care giver and the cared for
    • sudden and/or traumatic incidents
    • COVID
    • awaiting sentencing after conviction
    • redundancy/employment termination
  • Emotional and Behavioural responses to Grief  – Before and after
  • Supportive conversations
    • being there for a colleague
    • being there as a line manager
    • hints and tips
  • Practical support
    • Signposting
    • Organisational support currently available / what your organisation can do to apply this knowledge in the workplace
  • Self care

Key Facts

  • NCS quality checked course
  • Course length: 2 ½ hours
  • Virtual delivery: mic & webcam recommended for delegates.
  • Max delegates: 15
  • Cost: £75 (inc VAT)
  • Course materials: PDF of slides available, certificate of attendance
  • Courses are not recorded to protect attendee confidentiality

Benefits Of Attending

  • Understanding:
    • loss in its various forms
    • what it is to anticipate a loss to come
    • the impact of anticipatory grief
    • the differences between anticipation of loss before and grief after the event
  • Theoretical knowledge combined with interactive “breakout room” discussions to consider application of knowledge to case studies in order to put this understanding into practice
  • To identify practical steps for your organisation going forward

Why Cruse

Cruse Bereavement Support is the UK’s leading bereavement charity, reaching over 100,000 people each year. We help people through one of the most painful times in life– with bereavement support, information and campaigning and provide training and consultancy to a range of organisations.We partner with Cruse Bereavement Care Scotland to provide support for the whole of the UK.

Purchase Options

Any profit generated from the sales of our services is reinvested back into our work to support the bereaved.

Service Cost: 
Duration of service: 
2.5 hours

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