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Helping Children Cope With the Loss of a Loved One

A Guide For Grownups

By William C. Kroen, Pamela Espeland (Editor)

Paperback, 112 pages
Published by Free Spirit Publishing
Publication date: March 1996
ISBN: 1575420007


This book by a Ph.D. child psychologist won the 1996 Parent's Choice Award for excellence. The author uses both narrative and case study vignettes to explain how young people understand and react to death.

As children grow from infancy through age eighteen their understanding of mortality changes. Grief support must be sensitive to developmental stages and individual differences in youthful coping strategies.

The book will be of interest to parents, school personnel, bereavement counselors, and anyone else working with children.

Related Resources: Helping Children Face Illness And Grief

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