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Published: 02 April 2009

272 Pages | 20 illus.

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780195328844

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A Parent's Guide to Raising Grieving Children

Rebuilding Your Family after the Death of a Loved One

Phyllis R. Silverman and Madelyn Kelly

  • - author team of a scholar experienced in research on children's grief, with a widow who has two children, making for a compassionate and readable resource
  • - incorporates hundreds of poignant quotes from children and parents who have been through the pain of losing a loved one
  • - speaks to parents in an encouraging, accessible voice to help them feel less alone and understand that though the pain will last, there are resources for them and their children
  • - boxes and checklists of things to think about and watch (e.g. troubling new behaviors in a grieving child; how to get them involved in funeral or memorial preparations; how much to encourage a child to talk about his/her feelings; etc.)

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