Events & training for support professionals

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If you support people bereaved or injured by road crashes, or bereaved by any type of sudden death, you can benefit from attending our conferences, seminars, and training.

Events and training for FLOs 

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Brake runs an annual conference for traffic FLOs, on liaison with families bereaved or seriously injured in a road crash. Our 2017 conference was held on Thursday 12 October 2017.

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Brake offers free input sessions for police FLOs on liaison with people bereaved by road crashes. A trained volunteer, who has been bereaved in a crash, can visit your training centre and speak about their experiences, empathetic liaison, and Brake's support services. The presentation can include additional input from relevant experts. Contact Shane Bates, our police liaison officer, on sbates@brake.org.uk to find out more. 

Police Family Liaison Officer Awards 

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Brake is delighted to announce the launch of its new 'Family Liaison Officer Awards', which will recognise the outstanding achievements and support provided by Police Family Liaison Officers. Entries for these awards are now open, and will close on 2 March 2018.

 

Events for support professionals

Spinal Injury - The Road to Recovery
This crucial event will consider best practice in support and care for individuals and families affected by spinal injury, and will be held in London on Thursday 15 March 2018.

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Sudden bereavement seminars and webinars
Sudden is an initiative by Brake that shares best practice among professionals supporting suddenly bereaved people. Our annual programme of Sudden seminars and webinars covers topics including understanding sudden bereavement, PTSD following sudden death, and supporting suddenly bereaved children.

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Bespoke training on company premises for managers and HR professionals about the needs of employees bereaved or seriously injured in road crashes or in other violent events, and how to help meet these needs. Led by disaster management specialist Rosie Murray, the one-day course examines how to help employees affected by tragedy cope and access appropriate support services. 

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Led by disaster management specialist Rosie Murray we provide on-site training for staff in personal injury solicitor firms, to help you liaise empathetically with traumatised clients who have been bereaved or seriously injured, helping you maintain high standards in client relations.

Resources for support professionals

Brake also produces resources, reports and guidance for road crash victim support professionals, which are available free of charge.