Helping Bereaved Children, Third Edition: A Handbook for Practitioners / Edition 3

Helping Bereaved Children, Third Edition: A Handbook for Practitioners / Edition 3

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by Nancy Boyd Webb
     
 

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ISBN-10: 1462504515

ISBN-13: 2901462504519

Pub. Date: 12/22/2011

Publisher: Guilford Publications, Inc.

This acclaimed work presents a range of counseling and therapy approaches for children who have experienced loss. Practitioners and students are given practical strategies for helping preschoolers through adolescents cope with different forms of bereavement, including death in the family, school, or community. Grounded in the latest research on child therapy,

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This acclaimed work presents a range of counseling and therapy approaches for children who have experienced loss. Practitioners and students are given practical strategies for helping preschoolers through adolescents cope with different forms of bereavement, including death in the family, school, or community. Grounded in the latest research on child therapy, bereavement, trauma, and child development, the volume clearly explains the principles that guide interventions. Featuring a wealth of new content, the third edition retains the case-based format and rich descriptions of the helping process that have made the book so popular as a practitioner guide and text. New to This Edition Significantly revised and updated to reflect new information and approaches; 9 new topics covered. Covers additional types of loss: war-related death in the family, deaths connected to natural disasters, and the loss of a pet. Additional therapy modalities: cognitive-behavioral therapy and play therapy; conjoint caregiver-child treatment; and bereavement groups and camps. Addresses how to help parents and teachers meet bereaved children's needs.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
2901462504519
Publisher:
Guilford Publications, Inc.
Publication date:
12/22/2011
Series:
Clinical Practice with Children, Adolescents, and Families Series
Edition description:
Third Edition
Pages:
408

Table of Contents

Part I.Introduction
1.The Child and Death3
2.Assessment of the Bereaved Child19
Part II.Death in the Family
3.Deaths of Grandparents and Parents45
4.Complicated Grief--Dual Losses of Godfather's Death and Parents' Separation: Case of the Martini Family--Sisters, Ages 8 and 1070
5.The Grief of Siblings94
6.Suicide in the Family128
7.Violent Deaths of Both Parents: Case of Marty, Age 2 1/2149
Part III.Death in the School and Community
8.Traumatic Death of a Friend/Peer: Case of Susan, Age 9167
9.Sudden Death in Schools194
10.Treating Children after Violence in Schools and Communities214
Part IV.Interventions with Bereaved Children
11.Counseling and Therapy for the Bereaved Child247
12.Bereavement Groups for Children: Families with HIV/AIDS265
13.Art as a Component of Grief Work with Children297
14.Storytelling with Bereaved Children323
15.Self-Care for Bereavement Counselors346
Part V.Helping Children Bereaved by Terrorism
16.September 11, 2001365
Appendix
Training Programs and Certifications387
Play Therapy387
Grief Counseling388
Trauma/Crisis Counseling389
Resources391
Suppliers of Play Materials391
Bereavement Resources393
Bibliographies394
References on Religious/Cultural/Ethnic Practices Related to Death395
Index397

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Helping Bereaved Children, Third Edition: A Handbook for Practitioners 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
Laurium More than 1 year ago
An excellent resource for my graduate bereavement group class.