Never the Same: Coming to Terms with the Death of a Parent Item #560pb
This book is written especially for those who experienced the death of a parent when they were were under the age of 18, those who are parenting a child after the death of his or her parent, and for the counselors or therapists who are helping those who are parentally bereaved. Drawn from stories, suggestions and insight shared by grieving adults, this book explores the nature of grief as one enters and progresses through adulthood; how the death of a parent can impact adult children; and when to seek professional help.
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Helping Teens Cope with Death Item #535
This practical guide covers the unique grief responses of teenagers and the specific challenges they face when grieving a death. You will learn how death impacts teenagers and ways that you can help them. The book also offers advice from parents and caregivers of bereaved teens on how to support adolescents and how to determine when professional help is needed.
NOTE: for the Spanish translation, please view Item #577, Ayuda para adolescents sobrellevar una muerte de un querido.
Understanding Suicide, Supporting Children Item #582
Each year, 30,000 Americans die of suicide, leaving behind families—and sometimes young children—left to cope.Understanding Suicide, Supporting Children (24 minutes) provides insight on the emotions and experiences that children, teens and families affected by a suicide death often go through, and offers ways to help. The DVD and guide are a resource for training purposes, or for general viewing by parents, therapists, counselors, and others.
Please view the below trailer or visit our Streaming page for a streaming version of this title.
For anyone who has ever doubted the capacity of children to integrate the experience of a loved one’s suicide, “Understanding Suicide: Supporting Children” offers powerful, moving, and reassuring testimony that this is exactly what they’re capable of when their experiences and feelings are addressed openly and honestly in an age-appropriate manner. Whether you’re a clinician, parent, or a teacher faced with a child who is dealing with a loved one’s suicide, this film provides us with a compelling message of hope and healing: supporting a child or adolescent through their healing journey will help us all stretch and grow while we play an important role in reducing the increased risk of suicide for the most vulnerable suicide loss survivors.
Christine Moutier, M.D.
Chief Medical Officer
American Foundation for Suicide Prevention