When Kids are Grieving

Author(s): Donna M Burns

Grief & Loss

This primer on loss and grief helps educators and counsellors understand and respond to the extraordinary challenges that children and adolescents may face when dealing with loss and grief. The book explains how children and adolescents are affected by various forms of loss, such as divorce; loss of a parent, relative, or pet; violence; and, chronic illness, and provides specific guidelines and strategies for responding appropriately to expressions of grief that are unique to these age groups. A reader-friendly sourcebook, "When Kids Are Grieving" examines children's and adolescents' grief experiences at different developmental levels and provides educators and counsellors with: a comprehensive overview of the many dimensions of loss; strategies and techniques to help students handle the emotions associated with loss; a format designed to stimulate thought, promote communication, and facilitate effective interventions; and, a collection of helpful charts, quotes, activities, and reproducible handouts.


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  • : 9781412974905
  • : Corwin Press
  • : Corwin Press
  • : books

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  • : Donna M Burns
  • : Paperback