Loss and Bereavement: Managing Change

Loss and Bereavement: Managing Change

by Ros Weston
     
 

Loss and Bereavement: Managing Change explores situations and topics which can affect any one of us at any time. This a practical guide to help provide support for those experiencing bereavement, loss, transition and change. It provides a framework for understanding specific conflicts and their effects on health. This book encourages the use of range

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Loss and Bereavement: Managing Change explores situations and topics which can affect any one of us at any time. This a practical guide to help provide support for those experiencing bereavement, loss, transition and change. It provides a framework for understanding specific conflicts and their effects on health. This book encourages the use of range of skills while bringing a critical yet reflective dimension to this caring work. The text considers the work, school, family and social environments. Themes and issues of experiencing loss are considered including bullying, unemployment, violence, sexual crime and anger, the death of a child, mass disaster, and suicide. The final section considers coping mechanisms, such as assertiveness, grieving and posttraumatic stress syndrome.

Key features:

  • Details practical applications within a theoretical framework
  • Encourages a range of skill with a reflective dimension
  • Includes contributes from a range of viewpoints

This book is written for students who are developing their skill for supporting those who are experiencing grief or transition. It is essential reading for students and practitioners in nursing, teaching, medicine, therapies, the police, the ambulance and the first aid organizations, as well as the clergy and voluntary agencies. Course leaders and lecturers will also find a wealth of information to simulate discussion groups.

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"A stimulating and practical book, aimed at students working with those experiencing grief, loss and bereavement in a wide range of settings. The book provides a refreshing approach to a difficult and often harrowing subject." Nursing Standard
Booknews
A practical guide to help provide support for those experiencing bereavement, loss, transition and change. Bringing a critical yet reflective dimension to this caring work, it provides a framework for understanding specific conflicts and their effects on health and encourages the use of a range of skills. Fourteen chapters consider the work, school, family and social environments and discuss themes including personal mortality, bullying, unemployment, violence, sexual crime and anger, the death of a child, mass disaster, and suicide. The final section considers coping mechanisms such as assertiveness, grieving and post-traumatic stress syndrome. Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780632047871
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
10/23/1998
Pages:
288
Product dimensions:
6.80(w) x 9.70(h) x 0.82(d)

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