Resources for professionals
The Australian Centre for Grief and Bereavement (ACGB) offers quality education and training opportunities for health professionals, students, volunteers and any other individual or agency desiring to enhance grief and bereavement knowledge and practice. Education and training programs are offered as seminars, workshops, short and long courses, conferences and customised training that meet the specific needs of organisations and agencies. Click here for further information.
Grief Matters Journal
The journal Grief Matters: The Australian Journal of Grief and Bereavement has been published by the Australian Centre for Grief and Bereavement since 1998, and encompasses both academic and applied aspects of grief and bereavement. The journal is published three times annually in Autumn (April/May), Winter (August) and Summer (December), with a central theme for each issue.
The journal is a particularly useful resource for mental health practitioners, tertiary institutions, teaching organisations and occupations related to loss and grief. For more information about how you can access the journal, click here.
This guide describes the wide range of resources available for purchase from the Australian Centre for Grief and Bereavement, including materials for adults, children and young people, health professionals and students. Click here to download the ACGB Resource Guide.
One of the largest bereavement-focused collections in Australia, the ACGB Reference Library provides a valuable resource for staff, counsellors, educators, students and the general public. Although not a lending Library, interested parties can make an appointment to browse. for further information about how you can access this resource, click here.
The Grief Brief
The Grief Brief is the monthly e-newsletter of the Australian Centre for Grief and Bereavement. Sent to over 6000 subscribers every month, this newsletter will keep you informed of what is happening in the fields of grief and bereavement, as well as what's new at ACGB.
Bereavement Practice for Clinicians and Service Providers
Bereavement Practice for Clinicians and Service Providers is an e-newsletter which aims to bring up-to-date information and resource material to practitioners who are working with bereaved people. Download the latest edition here.
Bereavement Practice in Palliative Care
The provision of bereavement care is now an established and integral part of modern palliative care, with Australian and State Government palliative care policies including bereavement care as key action areas. As such, this publication is an initiative designed to deliver up-to-date grief and bereavement information, research and resources to professionals working in the palliative care sector. Download the latest edition here.
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Practitioner Consultancy Service
This service operates Monday to Friday from 9.00am to 5.00pm and provides information, consultation and support for practitioners who are working with bereaved clients experiencing complex and prolonged bereavements. Call 1300 858 113 to access this service.
ACGB has a limited number of placement opportunities for experienced counsellors seeking to advance their knowledge and skills in bereavement counselling. For further information click here.