Course curriculum

  • 1

    Introduction (5 minutes)

    • Introductory video

    • Phrases, words and euphemisms used to talk about death

  • 2

    Children's understanding of death (30 minutes)

    • Avoiding misconceptions

    • Ages and stages of understanding death

    • Try to match each of the main components of death with their meaning.

    • Regression

    • Bear in mind these key principles

  • 3

    Strategies to support children (20 minutes)

    • Questions you may like to ask

    • Planning around emotional needs

    • Calming techniques

    • Emotion Coaching

    • Puddle jumping

    • How to support children

    • Reassure children that they are still loved

  • 4

    End of session quiz (5 minutes)

    • What have you learned?

    • Transcript for course videos