Many children's lives are touched by a serious illness within their families, and some will be faced with the loss of a parent or grandparent, or the death of a sibling or beloved pet. How can adults help young people cope with these losses? How do they explain and console in language that a child can understand?
Dr. Daniel Schaefer, working with child psychologists and trauma experts, and drawing on more than three decades of experience with families in crisis, has written a practical guide for anyone who works or lives with children — parents, caregivers, counselors, or teachers — to respond to their inevitable questions about loss and change, life and death. He provides strategies to assist children with grief and trauma and offers time-tested advice and language that children can understand.
Now in its fourth edition, this classic guide includes new material on:
The book also features an expanded quick-reference Crisis Section with conversation scripts and up-to-date resources, including websites, publications, and support groups.
|Author||Dan Schaefer, Christine Lyons|
|Publication Date||Jun 8, 2010|
|Publisher||William Morrow Paperbacks|
|Category||Physical / Emotional Development, Special Circumstances|
|Parenting Books Age||Infant to Preschool, Child / School Age, Pre-Teen, Teen|