Jo & Mya Education Project Update

The Jo & Mya Education Project was launched in October 2015 with the emphasis on providing a 15 hour training programme on how to support a child experiencing grief and loss. 

This training was initially developed for professionals working within an education environment and was generously funded for two years by Ian Richardson from the Jo & Mya Tribute Fund, to enable delegates to access this training free of charge.

The success of this Training was evident from the continued high demand for places and the fantastic feedback we have always received from delegates so when external funding for this Training ended in October 2017, we had to look at how we could continue to provide this course.  Being very mindful of funding restrictions that many people face we have kept the course fee to £199 per person which can either be paid for in a one-off payment or delegates have the option to fundraise the amount.

As well as the main training   “An Introduction To Supporting Children Experiencing Grief And Loss”, we can also provide bespoke training and our one day course “Supporting a Child with Special Educational Needs in Grief and Loss”,  has also been a much-requested addition to our programme.

We have had the privilege of welcoming nearly 200 delegates onto our Courses so far and now offer this training not just to schools but any adult who works with children in any area, for example, pastoral, clinical, child and adult services, play specialists, nurses, doctors etc.

The Jo & Mya Team have released dates for the next two groups as follows:-

Group 27
Wednesday 19th September                        9.30am – 12.30pm
Wednesday 26th September                        9.30am – 4.30pm
Thursday 4th October                                   9.30am – 4.30pm

Group 28
Tuesday 2nd October                                    9.30am – 12.30pm
Wednesday 10th October                             9.30am – 4.30pm
Wednesday 17th October                             9.30am – 4.30pm

If you are interested in attending any of these courses, please feel free to contact the Jo & Mya Team on 01429 855555 or email them at JoAndMyaProject@AliceHouseHospice.co.uk

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