13 Jun 2018 10:30 - 13 Jun 2018 15:30
Supporting students through loss, divorce and associated emotional health issues
Date: June 13, 2018
Why you should attend: Coping with loss is hard for an adult; it can be even harder for a child or young person. During this course, delegates will be helped to understand what loss can be and how loss and divorce affect young people. Strategies to help them move on from death or divorce will be outlined.
10 – 10:30 Tea/Coffee on arrival
10:30 Welcome and Introduction
10:35 Divorce – statistics, impact on young people, reactions by age and the effects of new families
11:45 How to support children of divorce
13:30 Bereavement – grief, phases of grief, effects, concepts of death by age, working through questions
14:45 Coping – behaviour to expect in children and young people, how to listen to young people
Speaker: Jackie Cox
Jackie is a Counselling Psychologist with many years’ experience of working with young people and their families. Jackie worked at both Harrow School and St Pauls Girls School as the school counsellor. Jackie has trained teachers, teaching professionals, students and their parents both in the UK and in France, Holland, Romania, Sweden, Switzerland, Spain, Poland, Qatar, Dubai and Saudi Arabia on issues of pastoral care.
Jackie has worked for the Boarding Schools Association for more than 15 years for their Professional Development Certificate and their Professional Practice Certificate. She also runs day seminars for them.
Venue: Broadway House, Tothill Street, Westminster
Cost: Member £200 / Non-member £250