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In this informative, easy-to-read booklet, Dr. Wolfelt explains how children and adolescents grieve after someone loved dies and offers helping guidelines for caregiving adults. An excellent, concise resource for parents of grieving kids.
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Some of the ideas teach about children's unique mourning styles and needs. Others suggest simple activities and "companioning" tips. A compassionate, easy-to-read resource for parents, aunts, and uncles, grandparents, teachers, volunteers- and a great refresher for professional caregivers.
How do you help children whose parents are separated or divorced? While divorce represents a signifigant loss for children - a loss that creates all the many natural feelings of grief, the children can continue to thrive if they are helped in these 100 practical ways by the caring adults in their lives.
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Healing a Teen's Grieving Heart is for adult's who want practical, day-to-day "how- tos" for healping the grieving teens in their lives. Some of the ides teach about teenagers' unique mourning styles and needs. Other ideas suggest simple activities and tips for relating and spending time with the grieving teen.
While divorce is common, it's also very difficult for childen, eliciting many challenging feelings. This book for kids ages 7 - 12 gives them 100 simple ideas for expressing their emotions during this ife- changing time so that they can go on to lead happy lives and develop healthy relationships of their own.
One spring morning a gardener noticed an unfamiliar seedling poking through the ground near the rocky, untended edge of his garden . . .
So begins the parable that sets the tone for this inspiring, heartfelt classic for caregivers to bereaved children. By comparing grief counseling to gardening, Dr. Wolfelt frees caregivers of the traditional medical model of bereavement care, which implies that grief is an illness that must be cured. He suggests that caregivers instead embrace a more holistic view of the normal, natural and necessary process that is grief. He then explores the ways in which bereaved children can not only heal but grow through grief.
Illustrated throughout with specially commissioned photos of children by fine art photographer Patrick Dean, Healing the Bereaved Child also contains chapter after chapter of practical caregiving guidelines:
Part textbook, part workbook, part meditation, this exhilarating guide is a must-read for child counselors, hospice caregivers, funeral directors, school counselors and teachers, clergy, parents—anyone who wants to offer support and companionship to children affected by the death of someone loved.
Healing Your Grieving Heart for Kids is for young and middle readers (6-12 years) grieving the death of someone loved. The text is simple and straightforward, teaching children about grief and affirming that their thoughts and feelings are not only normal, but necessary.
In this compassionate book for grieiving teenagers, Dr. Wolfelt speaks honestly and straightforwardly to teens, affirming their thoughts and feelings and giving them dozens of teen- friendly ideas for understanding and coping with their grief.