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Includes 5 pamphlets with these titles: ; Who we are...what we do ; Bereavement support programs ; Supporting grieving children and teens ; Palliative support programs ; Hospice vigil program
Introduction and plan of the book ; Definitions: understanding grief ; Patterns of grief and intuitive grief ; Instrumental grief ; Dissonant responses ; Personality as a shaper of patterns ; The role of gender ; Culture as a shaping agent ; Adaptive strategies: implications for counselors ; Strate…
The author shares her tools for understanding how the dying convey their innermost knowledge and needs. Expanding on her workshops, she shows the importance of meaningful dialogue in helping patients to die with peace and dignity.
Includes a theoretical overview, clinical approaches with children and adolescents, and special losses.
Guidelines for parents and other adults, plus annotated resources (printed materials, audiovisuals, and organizations).
Contains some revised versions of the papers originally presented at a symposium held in Montreal in 1977, together with new contributions
This book is intended to be read to children, ages 2-3, to help them understand death and process the loss of a loved one.
A practical format for allowing children to understand the concept of death and develop coping skills for life.
Discusses basic characteristics of children's understanding of death and reactions to loss and suggests ways of responding to children's concerns. Looks at children up to 6 years, 6-10 years, adolescent and at individual's differences. Includes questionnaires and check lists
With the help of her mother and neighbor Mrs. Cooper, Samantha Jane is able to talk about how sad she is since her father died and to find ways to remember him, and then she begins to feel better. ; Recommended for "Ages 4-8" on back cover.
When the willow tree gets sick and nothing will make him well, his friends in the wood learn about death, and saying good-bye.
As Freddie experiences the changing seasons along with his companion leaves, he learns that death is part of life.