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A handbook of children’s grief : for adults supporting children

ISBN: 9781805011699
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Jessica Kingsley Publishers
Origin: AU
Release Date: May, 2024

Book Details

Bereavement is undeniably one of the most challenging experiences a child can face. It is crucial for individuals caring for such children to be well-informed about how to provide the best support. This comprehensive guide on children’s grief is designed for teachers, educators, psychologists, and family members, and aims to equip them with essential knowledge about how to support the child and family through this experience. The authors delve into various aspects of grief reactions and processes in children, offering insights into bereavement in different settings, including home and school. The guide also explores therapy options, the impact on development and relationships, and the lasting effects that extend beyond childhood. Drawing from scientific research, clinical experience, and the voices of bereaved children through stories and quotes, this guide provides practical and concrete advice for those dedicated to supporting children’s grief. It serves as an invaluable resource for understanding and aiding children in their journey through loss.