Events & training for support professionals

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 2019 conference was held in the West Midlands on Thursday 14 November.

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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's 'Family Liaison Officer Awards' celebrate and recognise the outstanding achievements and support provided by Police Family Liaison Officers, and showcase best practice in supporting families following a road death or serious injury. Following a judging process, an awards ceremony will take place in July 2020.

Events for support professionals

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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.

Resources for support professionals

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

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