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When Kids Are Grieving

Author : Donna M. Burns
ISBN : 9781632201867
Genre : Education
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Most students experience some form of loss in their lives, and the resulting grief can profoundly affect their academic performance, emotional stability, and social interactions. Serving both as a resource and workbook, this reader-friendly primer helps educators and school counselors understand and respond to the extraordinary challenges that children and adolescents may face when dealing with loss and grief. Featuring helpful charts, quotes, activities, case studies, reproducible handouts, and resources from national organizations, this sourcebook offers strategies to help students affected by divorce; death of a parent, relative, friend, or pet; violence; chronic illness; and more. The author examines grief experiences at different developmental levels and illustrates how to: Respond appropriately to expressions of grief that are unique to children and adolescents Help students handle emotions associated with loss Promote communication and facilitate effective interventions Determine when to refer a child to a specialist Respect cultural attitudes toward loss and grief This resource underscores the importance of understanding how children experience grief and loss and helps educators assist in ways that promote students’ emotional health and recovery.

Death Dying Life Living

Author : Charles A. Corr
ISBN : 9781337670579
Genre : Psychology
File Size : 50. 24 MB
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Practical and inspiring, DEATH & DYING, LIFE & LIVING, 8th Edition helps students learn how to navigate encounters with death, dying, and bereavement. The authors integrate classical and contemporary material, present task-based approaches for individual and family coping, and include four chapters devoted to death-related issues faced by children, adolescents, young and middle-aged adults, and older adults. They also discuss a variety of cultural and religious perspectives that affect people's understanding and practices associated with such encounters. Practical guidelines for constructive communication encourage productive living in the face of death. You can use this book as a primary textbook for undergraduate and graduate courses in death, dying, and bereavement; as a supplementary text in related courses; or as a general resource. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

The Grieving Child

Author : Helen Fitzgerald
ISBN : 9781439147160
Genre : Family & Relationships
File Size : 48. 34 MB
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Making a Child's World Whole Again Explaining death to a child is one of the most difficult tasks a parent or other relative can face. The Grieving Child offers practical, compassionate advice for helping a child cope with the death of a parent or other loved one. Parents of children from preschool age to the teen years will find much-needed guidance, covering: • Helping a child visit the seriously ill or dying • Using language appropriate to a child's age level • Selecting useful books about death • Handling especially difficult situations, including murder and suicide • Deciding whether a child should attend a funeral With a new chapter devoted to the special issues of the bereaved toddler, The Grieving Child provides invaluable suggestions for dealing with a child's emotional responses (including anger, guilt, and depression) and helping a child adjust to a new life.

Sad Isn T Bad

Author : Michaelene Mundy
ISBN : 9781497683037
Genre : Self-Help
File Size : 67. 68 MB
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Here is the book that Elf-help fans everywhere were asking for . . . a book to help children grieve in healthy ways. This friendly and loving guide is loaded with positive, life-affirming help to coping with loss as a child.

Overcoming Loss

Author : Julia Sorensen
ISBN : 1846428130
Genre : Family & Relationships
File Size : 65. 80 MB
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Overcoming Loss is a photocopiable resource that addresses childrens' feeling of loss, which can arise from changing communities, schools, moving house, divorce or the death of a parent or grandparent. Children are limited to a vocabulary of broad emotions like 'happy', 'sad' and 'angry', and are often unable to articulate their grief in words. This can impair their long-term emotional development. The activities in Overcoming Loss use the power of play and creative arts to give the grieving child the language to identify subtle feelings, such as shame, despair and jealousy. Designed to encourage social and emotional learning, these exercises employ play, art and story-telling to access the ways in which children naturally express their feelings, and offers opportunities for parents and professionals to direct the child towards understanding their emotions. Parents, teachers, counsellors and anyone working with children between the ages of 4 and 8 who are dealing with a loss will find this resource a practical and effective tool.


Author : K. A. Nuzum
ISBN : 9783646901429
Genre : Juvenile Fiction
File Size : 51. 3 MB
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Der große Hund, der eines Tages auf Dessas Veranda im Schnee liegt, ist nicht nur scheu, sondern auch stur - genau wie Dessa. Ganz allmählich werden die beiden Freunde. Als eines Tages ein hungriger Bär in die Hütte eindringt, geraten die beiden in große Gefahr. Doch der treue Hund verteidigt Dessa mit aller Kraft und verfolgt den fliehenden Bären in den Wald. Als Dessa die Blutspur sieht, die er hinterlässt, weiß sie: Sie muss hinaus in den Schnee und ihrem Hund helfen ...

Die Br Cke Nach Terabithia

Author : Katherine Paterson
ISBN : 3473524018
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Bereavement Counseling In The School Setting

Author : Luciano Sabatini
ISBN : 9781608081134
Genre : Education
File Size : 21. 70 MB
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We are a death phobic society. Consequently, we provide very little help to our citizens in dealing with the one common denominator that we all face, the death of those we love. The paucity of death education programs in our elementary and secondary schools is evident of our death avoidance culture. Although many of our schools do attempt to assist the thousands of children and adolescents yearly who lose parents, siblings, and other loved ones, their efforts tend to focus on how to assist the newly bereaved student in the days immediately following the loss. Very few schools have a long term approach that extends far beyond the immediate crisis, seeking to assist students with the life altering changes that follow the death of a family member. Dr. Luciano Sabatini, a former school counselor and director of guidance, offers a guide to school based professionals, especially those involved in crisis counseling, on how to assist students through crisis intervention teams, educational awareness and support groups. He shares his experiences in working with bereaved students and what he has learned from them in coming to terms with a devastating loss. He also offers school leaders best practices in supporting grieving students and in managing a school grieving the death of a student.

Life And Loss

Author : Linda Goldman
ISBN : 9781136222405
Genre : Psychology
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Many clinicians recognize that denying or ignoring grief issues in children leaves them feeling alone and that acknowledging loss is crucial part of a child’s healthy development. Really dealing with loss in productive ways, however, is sometimes easier said than done. For decades, Life and Loss has been the book clinicians have relied on for a full and nuanced presentation of the many issues with which grieving children grapple as well as an honest exploration of the interrelationship between unresolved grief, educational success, and responsible citizenry. The third edition of Life and Loss brings this exploration firmly into the twenty-first century and makes a convincing case that children’s grief is no longer restricted only to loss-identified children. Children’s grief is now endemic; it is global. Life and Loss is not just the book clinicians need to understand grief in the twenty-first century—it’s the book they need to work with it in constructive ways.

What Do We Tell The Children

Author : Joseph M. Primo
ISBN : 1426760493
Genre : Religion
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With practical tools, up-to-date research, humor, and reflection, facilitate healing and create a safe space for children's age-appropriate grieving.

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