- Understand about grief, loss and death
- Recognize, manage and express the range of feelings associated with grief, loss and death
- Learn more about the afterlife beliefs, death rituals and funeral customs of major world religions
- Promote mental health and resilience
Most important is the emphasis on the development of emotional literacy skills and specifically the development of an emotional vocabulary, empathy, tolerance and resilience. The focus on death and loss and the process of grieving is central to the course. The way in which the supporting materials are illustrated and designed for easy differentiation is also a key feature.
Facilitator notes, copiable activities and all resources are provided for the twelve sessions, which can be delivered to either the whole class or to smaller groups of students.