Key Learning Points

What we want you to know!

These are the key learning points for the course Supporting Grieving Children. On completion of the course and on passing all the quizzes within the course, it is expected that you will:

  • Describe how children understand death and dying

  • Know how to discuss death with a child

  • Define the terms loss, grief, mourning and bereavement

  • Understand how children will experience secondary and cumulative losses when a loved one dies.

  • Differentiate between the different types of grief

  • Understand the ways in which children grieve

  • Describe the grief reactions children display

  • Know how to support children who are grieving due to the loss of a loved one.