* Please note this workshop is targeted at those working with the bereaved
* Booking is required
Supporting Bereaved People
Thursday 22 February
Presenter: Estelle McGinley
This workshop will explore ways to combine competence and compassion in supporting bereaved people. Contemporary theories and models of grief will be introduced as well as creative ways
of working with loss. The workshop will be experiential in part with a focus on practical tips for enhanced bereavement support.
On completion of the workshop participants will be able to:
• identify different levels of bereavement support;
• draw on a range of intervention tools & strategies;
• acknowledge self-care needs and the impact of personal loss.
Estelle McGinley works as a Senior Social Worker in Milford Care Centre Limerick where she coordinates the bereavement support service. She has worked in the area of palliative care and
bereavement for 15 years and has considerable experience of supporting bereaved adults and children. Her particular interests are working with grieving children and supporting bereaved parents
after the death of a child. She recently completed a Masters in Bereavement Studies.
Further information & booking details: http://bit.ly/2B2Wf3x
Any other queries, please call Iris Murray at the Irish Hospice Foundation on 01 679 3188 or email iris ! murray | hospicefoundation ! ie