Bristol Mind: Bereavement, grief, and loss
Duration 1 hour
Team Academic Staff Development

A short guide to understanding loss and bereavement, the process of grief, reactions to loss and the impact on ourselves and others.

  • Brief look at theories and models of grief
  • How to take care of yourself and the importance of self-compassion
  • Sign posts/links to various supportive sources and networks (e. Cruse, Mind, Winston’s wish etc.)
Pre-Requisites Important note: If you feel that you are not in the right space to attend this training or have recently experienced a bereavement or student death please let the Staff Development Team know ( and we can help you rebook for a later course.

We ask you to:

  • Be prepared for the workshop to arouse a range of intellectual and emotional reactions in yourself and other participants.
  • Listen respectfully to the experiences of others in the room.
  • Pay attention to your own emotional well-being – take time out from the workshop should you need to.
Course charges
Please be aware that failure to cancel your place three full working days before a course or failure to attend a course will incur a £50 charge to your school.  
Important: Please seek approval from your line manager or equivalent before booking onto this course.
Further information If you have any questions about your eligibility, please contact Staff Development:
LocationStart DateAll DatesTimesPlaces AvailableTutorBook
Online09 Nov 202009 November 202011:00am - 12:00pm0Add to Waiting List
Online13 Nov 202013 November 202011:00am - 12:00pm0Add to Waiting List
Online07 Dec 202007 December 202011:00am - 12:00pm0Add to Waiting List