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This book is based on an online dialogue created by Marc N. Weiss and Ruth Peltason and hosted by Web Lab (verso of title page).
Self Directed Transistions is based on "Cancer Transitions", a U.S.-based program designed to meet the educational and supportive care needs of the cancer patients as they complete active treatment and move into survivorship.
Provides consumer health information about living with cancer after diagnosis, making cancer care decisions, coping with complications of treatment, and maintaining wellness after treatment. Includes index, glossary of related terms, and other resources. ; Table of contents: ; Part I If Your Doctor…
Delayed diagnosis ; Disintrajectorization ; Isolation ; Fertility ; Independence ; Relationships ; Survivorship
A customizable tool to use when talking with children ages two to six years old about a parent or grandparent who has cancer. Pages can be selected to address the family's specific situation including diagnosis, treatment, hospitalization, recurrence and, if need be, end of life.
"This book is designed for children, aged 5 - 9 who have a family member with cancer. It was designed as a place for them to learn about cancer and ways of coping when cancer comes to the family."
This book is comprised of a series columns by Sue Hendler which appeared bi-weekly in her hometown newspaper, The Kingston Whig-Standard, between 2008 - 2009.
What is death? Where do we go when we die? What happens to our bodies? These are some the many questions children may have when a loved one dies. The Big D helps parents talk about death and offers answers to help families through this difficult time. - Cover
Full conference information obtained from the Annual cancer conference program and abstracts. See ID# 17684 (QZ200 B366 2008)
A picture book for young children by a 10 year old girl whose mother was diagnosed with cancer when she was 7.
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…