This thoughtful, compassionate guide contains a highly regarded program for grieving children. It offers guidance during difficult times to help children grieve the death of a parent or sibling, and removes the helpless feelings and uncertainty we often feel when we attempt to assist children who are mourning. With this guide, the authors help readers to understand a number of topics including: the different ways children grieve, the changes in family dynamics after death and the effective ways to ease the transition, the ways to talk with children about death and grief, coping with extreme sorrow during holidays, identifying the signs that grief has turned to depression and where to find help, getting more information and advice that can help a child heal. You can give your child the help and support needed to cope with grief and loss with this book.
Author: Mary Ann Emswiler, James P. Emswiler