The Grieving Child: A Parent’s Guide

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By Helen Fitzgerald

Explaining death to a child is one of the most difficult tasks a parent or other relative can face. The Grieving Child offers practical, compassionate advice for helping a child cope with the death of a parent or other loved one. Parents of children from preschool age to the teen years will find much-needed guidance, covering:
• Helping a child visit the seriously ill or dying
• Using language appropriate to a child’s age level
• Selecting useful books about death
• Handling especially difficult situations, including murder and suicide
• Deciding whether a child should attend a funeral
With a new chapter devoted to the special issues of the bereaved toddler, The Grieving Childprovides invaluable suggestions for dealing with a child’s emotional responses (including anger, guilt, and depression) and helping a child adjust to a new life.

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Weight 1.6 lbs
Dimensions 5.5 × .7 × 8.4 in