Investigating Aspects of Loss
2 Day 15 CPD Credits on completion


Saturday 05/October/2019 and Sunday 06/October/2019
from 09:00 – 16:00
at The Carlton Hotel Blanchardstown


Saturday 19/10/2019 and Sunday 20/10/2019
Vienna Woods Cork
from 09:00 -16:00


Saturday 16th and Sunday 17th November 2019
from 09:00-16:00
Menlo Park Hotel Galway

Cost €250.00 per person and includes free parking, teas and coffee and biscuits.

Aims of the course:

To explore meanings and responses in a wide range of loss situations.
To include-

  • Traumatic Loss.
  • Loss in the context of Separation/Divorce with a particular emphasis on children.
  • Loss as a consequence of Ill health, Disability to include Alzheimer’s/Dementia.
  • A framework to understand the complexities of loss as a consequence of ;
  • Immigration.
  • Bereavement.
  • The different approaches to loss such as “Attachment Theory” (Bowlby, 1969),  “The Dual Process Model” of grief response (Stroebe & Schut, 1995)  and “Meaning Reconstruction” (Neimeyer, 2001) will be explained and discussed.


Learning outcomes:

  • To generate understandings of loss, grief and bereavement across the lifespan.
  • To generate an awareness and understanding of the range of responses to loss. How they may be influenced by the nature of the relationship and the circumstances of the loss, as well as the challenges faced by such persons. 
  • To promote the application of psychological and sociological approaches to loss and grief in clinical practice.
  •  To assist the learner to reflect on a variety of aspects of loss and grief including bereavement.
  • To develop the learner’s skill when working with loss and grief. To provide a solid foundation of theoretical understanding to underpin professional practice when working with individuals, families and others.

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