Here’s an update on childhood bereavement support in Scotland.
5 out of every 100 children in the UK lose a parent by the time they reach 16. That’s around 4,600 children in Scotland who will experience a parent’s death every year.
Child bereavement training is increasingly being recognised as essential part of the skillset for anyone working with children and young people.
The sad fact is, 92% of children and young people experience a significant bereavement before the age of 16 and one in 29 will be lose a sibling or parent. That’s one in every class. Yet a recent survey shows 80% of school staff have had no bereavement training.
If you’re looking for the support of a counsellor or life coach, we can help. A counsellor or life coach offer slightly different therapeutic approaches to help support you in challenging times…
If death and dying can be overwhelming for the strongest and most able among us, what does that mean for people with profound and multiple learning disabilities (PMLD) and their carers?