Very few events in a child's life can affect them as greatly as the death of a loved one. This new, thoughtful video resource offers insightful information to adults (parents, caregivers, professionals) on how to help children of all ages grieve with hope and heart. In this DVD, Youll meet two experts: Khris Ford and Paula DArcy, whose personal experiences with death give them intimate knowledge and compassion.
Topics covered include:
- Differences between how adults and children grieve
- How a parent can grieve and still help a child to grieve
- Three common feelings expressed by all grieving children
- How to be genuine and tell children the truth about death
Khris Ford is the Founder/Executive Director of My Healing Place, Austin TX's Center for Grief, Loss, and Trauma. She has spent nearly twenty years working with children and adults who have experienced a significant or traumatic loss. She holds a Masters degree in Counselor Education, is a Certified Grief and Trauma Specialist and School Consultant, and a trained spiritual director. Paula DArcy is a trained psychotherapist who has spent many years ministering to those who grieve. She worked with the Peale Foundation, founded by Dr. Norman Vincent Peale, from 1980 until his death in 1993. In 1975 she survived a drunk driving accident, which took the lives of her husband and young daughter. Today her work includes leading workshops and writing books, including When People Grieve: The Power of Love in the Midst of Pain.
Runtime: 55 mins