Welcome to the Professionals area of the Local Offer website. The information in this section will be expanded in due course as we work with professionals to add more content.
Helping children and young people cope with bereavement
- There are lots of books for children and young people which tackle the difficult subjects of death, bereavement and loss. The Little Parachutes website have many listed and we have put together a list of suggested reading for children and young people which include the death of a parent/grand parent/pet etc.
- Winston’s Wish have some free online courses to help teachers and staff understand how to support grieving children and young people in their school. There are two courses, aimed at both primary and secondary school:
- Childhood bereavement: an introduction
- What you can do to help.