ISBN-10:
1462504515
ISBN-13:
2901462504519
Pub. Date:
11/04/2011
Publisher:
Guilford Publications, Inc.
Helping Bereaved Children, Third Edition: A Handbook for Practitioners / Edition 3

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

by Nancy Boyd Webb

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

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.

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ISBN-13: 2901462504519
Publisher: Guilford Publications, Inc.
Publication date: 11/04/2011
Series: Clinical Practice with Children, Adolescents, and Families
Edition description: Third Edition
Pages: 408
Product dimensions: 5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 1.10(d)

About the Author

Nancy Boyd Webb, DSW, LICSW, RPT-S, is a leading authority on play therapy with children who have experienced loss and traumatic bereavement. She is University Distinguished Professor Emerita of Social Work in the Graduate School of Social Service at Fordham University, where she held an endowed Chair in Child Welfare Studies and founded the Post-Master’s Certificate Program in Child and Adolescent Therapy. Dr. Webb taught clinical practice at Fordham for 30 years. She has published numerous books on child therapy, trauma, and bereavement, including Helping Bereaved Children, Third Edition; Play Therapy with Children and Adolescents in Crisis, Fourth Edition; and Social Work Practice with Children, Fourth Edition. Dr. Webb is an active supervisor, consultant, and trainer who presents frequently at conferences in the United States and internationally. She is a recipient of honors including the Day-Garrett Award from the Smith College School for Social Work, the Clinical Practice Award from the Association for Death Education and Counseling, and the designation of Distinguished Scholar by the National Academies of Practice in Social Work.

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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Practitioners and students in social work, child and adolescent clinical psychology and psychiatry, school psychology, and counseling. Serves as a text in such courses as Social Work with Children, Counseling/Therapy of Children and Adolescents, Guidance in Elementary/Secondary Schools, and School Violence.

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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.