Places are still available for the ‘Supporting Bereaved People’ workshop.



Date                                                                Time                                       Presenter

Friday, 12th February 2016                            9.15am – 4.15pm                    Dr Susan Delaney


This workshop will explore ways to combine competence and compassion in supporting bereaved people. Contemporary theories and models of grief will be introduced as well as creative ways of working with loss.  The workshop will be experiential in part with a focus on practical tips for enhanced bereavement support.

Learning Outcomes

On completion of the workshop participants will be able to:

  • identify different levels of bereavement support;
  • distinguish between complicated and ‘normal’ grief;
  • draw on a range of intervention tools & strategies;
  • acknowledge self-care needs and the impact of personal loss.

Presenter Profile

Dr Susan Delaney, Clinical Psychologist, is the Bereavement Services Manager in the Irish Hospice Foundation and also runs the Complicated Grief Programme. She is a member of the international Train the Trainers group with Dr Kathy Shear at Columbia University and teaches the Bereavement Counselling  module on the in-house post-graduate diploma in Bereavement Studies.


The Irish Hospice Foundation, Bereavement Education & Resource Centre, Morrison Chambers, 4th Floor, 32 Nassau Street, Dublin 2, D02 YE06.


€100 (1-day workshop) includes light lunch/tea and coffee.

For more information please contact Iris Murray – Bereavement Education Resource Centre

Tel: 353 1 6793188 Direct : 353 1 6730047