Pet Bereavement Support Skills Training
This course is available online. Please see below for more details on how to attend this course via the Internet.
Enhance the support you give to bereaved pet owners by gaining an accredited certificate in pet bereavement support. This eight week e-learning course will give you the skills you need and counts towards continued professional development (CPD).
This course has been designed for anyone wishing to gain more knowledge and experience in supporting bereaved pet owners. It is particularly helpful for anyone wishing to become a support volunteer for Blue Cross, vet nurses and counsellors. Please be aware that this is not a counselling qualification.
The course will cover these topics in depth giving you the skills to support owners and yourself:
- Pet loss experience
- Self care
- Emotional support skills
- Stages of grief
- Pet euthanasia
- Remembrance and rituals
- Grief in surviving pets
- The loss of assistance animals