Sponsored jointly with Joanna Simpson Foundation
A representative from the UK's leading child bereavement service held seminars at the Isle of Man Hospice this week to help people deal with grief.
Di Stubbs from Winston's Wish, a charity which supports many thousands of children across the UK every year, mentored a training programme today (9 May) and yesterday (8 May), on invitation from a Manx abuse charity.
Sponsored jointly by the Joanna Simpson Foundation and the Hospice, the two-day workshop was attended by 44 individuals.
It focused on expressions of grief in children and aimed to provide participants with a 'toolkit of ideas' to better understand those in mourning.
Ms Stubbs emphasised the need for child beareavement support, by highlighting the Island's statistics: