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Irish Hospice Foundation Workshops


Irish Hospice Foundation



Places are still available on our IHF online workshop ‘Grief and Social Media’ details below.  Bookings and payment can be made on the following link:


Date                                                     Time                            Presenter

11 June 2021                                 ​         9.15am – 4.15pm        Liz Gleeson


This workshop will address the influence of increased social media usage on the grieving experience. It will consider the way social media platforms are used as an outlet for the bereaved and the implications for practitioners. It will examine issues such as ‘digital death’ and the afterlife of digital information, how social networking impacts continuing bonds and whether grieving online helps or hinders the grief process.


Loss and Bereavement 2021

Irish Hospice Foundation are now accepting bookings for the 2021 series of Workshops on Loss and Bereavement which will be delivered online via Zoom from January – June.  Details and booking process can be found on the following link

Please note bookings and payment for the workshops can only be made by using the following link to Eventbrite


Iris Murray  


Bereavement Education & Training 

01 679 3188


This is a series of introductory workshops on a range of topics covering loss and bereavement.

Target Audience

The workshops are targeted at professionals and volunteers who may wish to learn more about loss and bereavement and for those working with people who have experienced a major loss.

Overview of Loss and Bereavement, 28 January
Bereavement in the School Community, 29 January
Supporting Bereaved People, 11 February
Hidden Losses – Hidden Grief Untying the knots, 11 March
Prolonged Grief Disorder/Complicated Grief: What is it and how can we help?, 25 March
Children and Loss, 15 April
Supporting Adolescents through Grief and Loss, 22 April
Loss and Grief in Later Life, 6 May
Mindfulness, Self-Compassion and the Journey of Grief, 7 May
Grieving Well at Work – Supporting Employees who are Grieving and Workplace Wellbeing, 13 May
Working with Adults Facing Death, 20 May
In the Shadow of Covid: How Ireland Grieves then and now, 27 May
Grief and Social Media, 11 June

These workshops are framed relative to the HSE palliative care competence framework at level two – for people whose work increasingly sees them engaging with people facing loss, bereavement and death. Specifically, the competence dimension for grief and loss; and the competence dimension for communication are of relevance to workshop content and learning outcomes.


Professional accreditation is under application from the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Ireland. If you have other accreditation needs please contact us. A certificate of participation/attendance at the workshops is available on request.

Teaching Method

The workshops will be held online via Zoom and will include talks and interactive sessions.

Time and Duration

Workshops will commence at 9.15am and conclude at 4.15pm. There will be short breaks through the day and a lunch break of 45 minutes. Registration will commence at 9.00am


Participants may attend one or more workshops. Booking and payment via Eventbrite. Please note as places are limited early booking is advised.


€100 per workshop


Cancellations up to 1 week prior to each workshop will be given a full refund minus an administration fee of €10. Thereafter no refunds will be made.

For further queries, please contact Iris Murray or Tel (01) 679 3188.