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Seminar on Loss 01/09/10

 

On 1 September 2010, the Perth and Kinross Schools Bereavement Project held a seminar in Perth for school teachers, educational psychologists, social workers and counsellors who were working with bereaved children.

The speakers were Professor Irwin Sandler from the University of Arizona and Professor Danai Papadatou from the University of Athens.

Professor Sandler spoke of how resilience can be fostered in bereaved childrenadn young people, and in the survising parents.  You can view the handout of hs address by clicking this link:  Sandler 

Professor Papadatou spoke of the three year programme she and her colleagues ran with a group of young people traumatised by the death of a number of friends in an accident.   She  showed a DVD of the programme.  The DVD is not available here, but you can view her introductory comments by clicking this link: Papadatou