Understanding Grief and Supporting Bereaved Adults

  • 08/02/2024
  • Online

Bereavement Workshop with Irish Hospice Foundation


This workshop will give participants an understanding of the grief experience. Contemporary theories and models of grief will be introduced as well as ways of working with loss. The workshop will be experiential in part with a focus on practical tips for enhanced bereavement support.

Date: Thu, 08 Feb 2024
Time: 09:15 – 16:15 GMT

Learning Outcomes

On completion of the workshop participants will:

  • identify different levels of bereavement support
  • draw on a range of intervention tools & strategies
  • acknowledge self-care needs and the impact of personal loss

Presenter Profile

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 20 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 has completed a Masters in Bereavement Studies.

To register for this event, please do so on Irish Hospice Foundation’s website or their Eventbrite.

  • Time : 9:15 am - 4:15 pm (UTC+1)