What can adults do to make the pain a child feels after losing a parent a little more bearable? | Ian & Phoebe Gilbert

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Today’s question is:

What can adults do to make the pain a child feels after losing a parent a little more bearable?

I’m in conversation with Ian & Phoebe Gilbert

Ian and his daughter Phoebe contributed to the book Independent Thinking on Loss and Phoebe has set up an enterprise with support from Prince's Trust all about helping schools help young people dealing with bereavement

LINKS:

Ian’s Website: https://www.independentthinking.co.uk/associates/ian-gilbert/

Phoebe’s Website: https://www.cwtchycare.com/about-us

Book: https://www.independentthinkingpress.com/books/teachingskills/independent-thinking-on-loss/

LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/thisiangilbert/

Twitter: https://twitter.com/ITLWorldwide

Additional links:

BBC radio programme about the evolution of grief: https://www.bbc.co.uk/sounds/play/w3ct1pq7

Ian and Phoebe’s book: https://www.independentthinkingpress.com/books/teachingskills/independent-thinking-on-loss/ - if you use the code 'ITL20' you can get 20% off at checkout.

Winston’s wish: https://www.winstonswish.org

Wish Thunks to help schools open up conversations about life and death in a safe way: to help schools open up conversations about life and death in a safe way.

This is the link to Winston's Wish whose work Im sure you know about. And here is where we did some Thunks for them to help schools open up conversations about life and death in a safe way.

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