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
     
 

This acclaimed work describes 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, and community. Grounded in research on child therapy, bereavement,

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This acclaimed work describes 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, and community. Grounded in research on child therapy, bereavement, trauma, and child development, the volume includes rich case presentations and clearly explains the principles that guide interventions. Eleven reproducible assessment tools and handouts can also be downloaded and printed in a convenient 8 1/2" x 11" size.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781462504510
Publisher:
Guilford Publications, Inc.
Publication date:
12/22/2011
Series:
Social Work Practice with Children and Families Series
Edition description:
Third Edition
Pages:
408
Sales rank:
944,184
Product dimensions:
5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 1.10(d)
Age Range:
3 - 18 Years

Table of Contents

I. Introduction

1. The Child and Death, Nancy Boyd Webb

2. Assessment of the Bereaved Child, Nancy Boyd Webb

II. Death in the Family

3. The Death of a Grandparent or a Parent, Lois Carey

4. The Grief of Siblings, Betty Davies and Rana Limbo

5. The Disenfranchised Grief of Children, David A. Crenshaw and Jennifer Lee

6. Suicide in the Family: Helping Child and Adolescent Survivors, Cynthia McCormack and Nancy Boyd Webb

7. The Loss and Death of a Pet, Sharon M. McMahon

8. War-Related Deaths in the Family, Diane L. Scott

III. Death in the School and the Wider World

9. The Terminally Ill Child in School and the Sudden Death of a Teacher, Roxia Bullock

10. Violent, Traumatic Death in Schools and Community Responses, Patti Homan Anewalt

11. Children’s and Adolescents’ Exposure to the Mass Violence of War and Terrorism: Role of the Media, Kathleen Nader

12. Deaths Connected to Natural Disasters, Jennifer Baggerly and Alison Salloum

IV. Interventions with Bereaved Children

13. Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy and Play Therapy for Childhood Trauma and Loss, Janine Shelby

14. Conjoint Caregiver–Child Treatment Following a Parent’s Death, Patricia Van Horn

15. Bereavement Groups and Camps for Children: An Interdisciplinary Approach, Priscilla A. Ruffin and Sarah A. Zimmerman

16. Storytelling with Bereaved Children, Donna O’Toole

V. Help for Counselors, Parents, and Teachers

17. Professional Self-Care and Prevention of Secondary Trauma, Tina Maschi and Derek Brown

18. Guidelines to Help Parents and Teachers of Bereaved Children, Nancy Boyd Webb

Resources:

*Selected Training Programs and Certifications

*Suppliers of Play Materials

*Bereavement Resources

*References on Religious/Cultural/Ethnic Practices Related to Death

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