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Helping Children Cope with the Loss of a Loved One: A Guide for Grownups
     

Helping Children Cope with the Loss of a Loved One: A Guide for Grownups

by William C. Kroen, Pamela Espeland (Editor), Maria D. Trozzi (Foreword by)
 
Dr. William Kroen offers sound advice, comfort and compassion to any adult helping a child cope with death. Weaving in anecdotes about real children and their families, he explains how children from infancy through age 18 perceive and react to death and offers suggestions for how to respond to children at different ages and stages. Specific strategies are offered to

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Dr. William Kroen offers sound advice, comfort and compassion to any adult helping a child cope with death. Weaving in anecdotes about real children and their families, he explains how children from infancy through age 18 perceive and react to death and offers suggestions for how to respond to children at different ages and stages. Specific strategies are offered to guide and support them through the grieving process.

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"For tongue-tied parents, as well as teachers, counselors and other adults who have a lot of contact with children, this slim, well-written and at times surprisingly moving book can help."—The Washington Post

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ISBN-13:
9781575420004
Publisher:
Free Spirit Publishing, Inc.
Publication date:
01/15/1996
Pages:
112
Product dimensions:
7.10(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.30(d)

Meet the Author


William C. Kroen received his M.Ed. in Counseling Psychology from Boston State College and his Ph.D. from Boston College. A licensed psychotherapist, he has authored many books and articles on parenting and psychology. Since 1971, he has been a teacher, adjustment counselor, and mediation specialist for the Cambridge, Massachusetts, public schools, where he provides counseling and therapy for children in crisis and those with emotional or behavioral problems.

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