Helping Children Cope with Death Item #534
This guidebook offers a comprehensive, easy-to-read overview of how children grieve and strategies to support them. Based on The Dougy Center’s work with thousands of grieving children and their families, you will learn how children understand death, how to talk with children about death at various developmental stages, how to be helpful and when to seek outside help. This book is useful for parents, teachers, helping professionals and anyone trying to support a grieving child.
NOTE: for the Spanish translation, please view Item #568, Como ayudar a un nino a sobrellevar una muerte.
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Memories Matter: Activities for Grieving Children & Teens Item #585
Memories Matter features 85 activities designed to help children process their unique grief. The activities can be used with children and teens in peer support groups or for parents to use with their children.
Supporting the Grieving Child Item #583
This is a must-have resource for parents, therapists, counselors, teachers and school administrators, members of the clergy, and anyone wishing to understand and support children grieving a death.
The 23-minute video and companion guide provide a deeper look into the emotions and experiences of grieving children, and offer ways to help.
Bonus! The video also includes bonus material on telling children about a death, their emotions and behaviors at different ages and stages of development, the role of kids at funerals, and more.
Please view the below trailer or visit our Streaming page for a streaming version of this title.