Working with Children & Adolescent in Bereavement and Loss

  • Certification: IICP will issue a CPD Certificate of Attendance. CPD: 6 hours

  • QQI: N/A

  • Cost: €95.00 (15% Discount for IICP Students/ Alumni and VCS Counsellors)

    • NOTE: Summer Series Special Offer – Book any two workshops and get a third free (cannot be used in conjunction with alumni discount)
  • Date: Saturday 22nd June 2024
  • Time: 9:30am – 4:30pm

  • Delivery: Onsite in our Tallaght Campus


Bereavement & loss can have a significant bearing on both children and adolescents’ well-being and those supporting around them. Children grieve over their lifespan; thus, a developmental lens is vital. Over the one day, this introductory workshop will provide the learner with an understanding, of the topic ‘Children’s Bereavement & Loss’, with a strong emphasis on equipping the learner with a toolbox of resources to enhance their clinical practice.

The course will cover:

  • Considering theories of Childrens loss & Bereavement.
  • The impact of Bereavement & Loss on children and adolescents.
  • Loss and the developmental considerations.
  • An exploration of Parental Separation.
  • Working creatively with loss
  • Supporting and resourcing those during times of loss.


  • Saturday 22nd June 2024, 9.30am – 4.30pm


  • The college will issue a certificate of attendance to those who take this workshop
  • CPD: 6 hours


  • €95.00 (15% Discount for IICP Students/ Alumni and VCS Counsellors)
  • This course is part of IICP’s Summer Series and eligible for our 3 for 2 offer so book any two summer series workshops and get a third one free!

    • Note: The discount for IICP Students / Alumni and VCS Counsellors cannot be used in conjunction with the 3 for 2 offer.


  • This workshop will take place onsite in our Tallaght Campus.

Getting Started

Applications to this course are done online using the link below. If you have any queries, please contact the office on 01 4664205 or call Triona on 086 0499154.

Simply click the below button to be brought to our online application process. When prompted, please select ‘Summer Series’, then select ‘SS 2024 June – Working with C&A in Bereavement and Loss’ and complete the form.

Online Application Form

About the Programme Facilitator

Jade Bardon
Jade BardonMA Integrative Counselling & Psychotherapy with Children and Adolescents
Jade holds a MA Integrative Counselling & Psychotherapy with Children and adolescents, BA Hons Integrative Counselling & Psychotherapy, Dip in Integrative Counselling & Psychotherapy, Certificate in Family therapy, Post grad Cert in Children Loss, Diploma in Supervision, post grad Certificate in teaching & learning. Jade is a fully accredited with MIACP and a highly experienced psychotherapist and supervisor. Jade runs a busy private practise in Westmeath, providing counselling and psychotherapy to children, adolescents, and adults. Jade works mainly in domestic violence, suicide prevention and bereavement and loss. Jade works as an Integrative therapist, integrating approaches of Person-centred, choice theory and creative approaches. Jade is a research supervisor and a member of the faculty, teaching on various in IICP.