I now have a better understanding of how different people cope and how we as a practice can try and help make this as supportive as we can that the client needs
Very nicely presented. Remained interesting, practical and very easy to relate the information to a veterinary practice
- Develop your knowledge and practical skills in pet bereavement care
- You have a whole year’s access to recorded sessions and study notes for reviewing key points
- Superb value for money - you learn without travelling or paying for accommodation, childcare or petcare
- Watch the live meetings OR the recordings on your iPad, mobile, PC or tablet
- Self-assessment quiz to ‘release’ your 8 hours CPD certification
Pet-People Relationships – Attachment
- The purpose of attachment
- Different types of pet-person relationships with case examples
- Communication skills for understanding pet-person relationships
- Impact of attachment on loss with case examples
Understanding Pet Bereavement – Loss and Grief
- Types of grief reactions: physiological, psychological, cognitive and social
- Complex and traumatic grief: with case examples
- Supportive interventions and the importance of pre-euthanasia discussion
- Responsibility grief: companion animal euthanasia
- After death body-care options
Bereavement Care Strategies
- Relation-centred pet bereavement care
- Understanding the importance of empathy
- Skills for communicating with sensitivity with case examples
- Using practice meetings to develop bereavement care
- Developing pet-bereavement practice protocols
- Setting up a pet bereavement support group
- Signposting: where to get external help
Dr Sue Dawson
Dr Sue Dawson MBPsS
Dr Sue Dawson is a psychologist specialised in the study of pet-people attachments. Sue is currently working a clinical internship with NHS Lancashire Care and has a busy private therapy practice. Sue was awarded a research fellowship by Manchester Metropolitan University to investigate human grief reactions in relation to veterinary euthanasia, she completed this research in 2007 identifying the concept of responsibility grief. Sue worked for The Blue Cross for 2 years and with The RSPCA for 13 years including overseas in post-war Bosnia. She has lectured widely about pet bereavement throughout the world including BSAVA and World Congress, BVNA Congress and in Japan, The USA and Canada, The Netherlands and Vienna. She is currently investigating suicidal ideation and psychological distress in the veterinary profession and acts as consultant to several animal welfare charities.
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I have a better understanding of people's attachment to their animal as and why this may be and the subsequent consequences when they die thanks to the sessions
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Very thorough and comprehensive courses. The course notes are a great addition too.