Basic Bereavement Skills Training

Our Basic Bereavement Skills training is available to a wide range of groups and individuals working with bereaved people in general settings such as health and social care, housing support, adult care, volunteer bereavement workers, faith and community groups.


In partnership with Leeds City Council we offer sessions for free to voluntary and community groups in Leeds and Leeds City Council staff. The following sessions will run at Enterprise House, 12 St Paul’s Street, Leeds LS1 2LE from 1pm to 4pm. Please arrive at 12.45 for registration, as courses will start on time.

  • Tuesday 15 May 2018
  • Wednesday 5 September 2018
  • Thursday 6 December 2018
  • Wednesday 27 March 2019

Course overview

This three hour session introduces you to some of the basic theories about the grieving process and coming to terms with loss. It provides an opportunity for you to explore these ideas and develop your skills and awareness in a small group. The course includes:

  • An introduction
  • Theory overview
  • Listening skills and personal losses exercise
  • Anticipatory grief
  • Short loss exercise with follow up discussion
  • Small group exercise using a case history.

More information

For more information download a copy of the People Development Training Calendar (.pdf). To book your place on the course email or call 0113 378 5274. For more information on the training we offer visit our training section.

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