Publication name
HR Future (South Africa)
Publication date
02 Feb 21
Coaching Type
Business coaching
English

How coaching can support coping with bereavement in the workplace

Many people assume that when an individual experiences a bereavement, the only appropriate professional support is counselling.

This working assumption can lead HR to feel constrained to rely solely on EAP services, and can miss the important benefits a professional coach can offer.

This article will debunk the myth that grief always or solely needs counselling.

It will explore and clarify the ways in which coaching and counselling can intersect and co-exist, and will make some practical suggestions about how HR can proactively support grief in the workplace with a simple and holistic bereavement framework.



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