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The Foundation for Infant Loss Course for Counselling Professionals working with Bereaved Parents

This training from the Foundation For Infant Loss gives you the opportunity to learn online in your own time, in this comprehensive look into Pregnancy and Infant Loss: A Guide for Professionals
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The Foundation for Infant Loss Course for Counselling Professionals working with Bereaved Parents

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Online Course

About The Event

from The Foundation for Infant Loss Training

CPD: Certificate is Provided - 8 hours of CPD and use of the Foundation for Infant Loss Logo as an accredited professional is provided on completion of the course.

What will the course cover?:

  • An overview of pregnancy and infant loss - statistics
  • Is Pregnancy and Infant Loss still a taboo?
  • Types of loss eg miscarriage, stillbirth, neonate, SIDS
  • The 24 week mark and what this affects
  • Parents perspectives of loss
  • Parents perspectives of positive and negative care given to them so that lessons may be learnt
  • Breaking bad news
  • Stillbirth: working with families who may be scared in spending time with their baby and how to work with those families
  • Taking care of yourself as a professionals: concerns surrounding working with infant loss (what to say, what not to say, the physical appearance of baby, how to keep emotions in check, ensuring you as a professional have an outlet)
  • Understanding Options, choices and Guidance: When a baby dies in hospital
  • Front line care: Bereavement suites, what is a cold cot?
  • The option of taking baby home
  • How different religious and cultural beliefs will affect parents behaviors to their baby including that of the travelling community
  • Making memories
  • Memory boxes
  • The last memory: The last goodbye
  • Bereavement photography
  • The mortuary, Hospital chaplains, funeral director and the counsellor and the importance of working together
  • Post Mortem consent
  • The Human Tissues Act
  • When a Twin dies
  • Resources for a baby's funeral
  • The Grief cycle
  • Supporting children
  • Support for Dads
  • Support for Grandparents
  • Healing after loss
  • Remembering Baby: anniversaries
  • Subsequent pregnancies after loss: The emotional rollercoaster
  • Support Organisations that can help
  • Further suggested Reading

This training includes both E Books "Pregnancy and Infant Loss: A Guide for Professionals" and "Little wings - A Bereaved Parents story. You may distribute these books to parents freely.

Buy the books here: https://www.foundationforinfantloss.co.uk/shop/

Currently reduced to £35 [for a short period]

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