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The Resource Finding the words : how to talk with children and teens about death, suicide, funerals, homicide, cremation and other end-of-life matters, by Alan D. Wolfelt

Finding the words : how to talk with children and teens about death, suicide, funerals, homicide, cremation and other end-of-life matters, by Alan D. Wolfelt

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Finding the words : how to talk with children and teens about death, suicide, funerals, homicide, cremation and other end-of-life matters
Title
Finding the words
Title remainder
how to talk with children and teens about death, suicide, funerals, homicide, cremation and other end-of-life matters
Statement of responsibility
by Alan D. Wolfelt
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Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
With this compassionate book by respected grief counselor and educator Dr. Alan Wolfelt, readers will find simplified and suitable methods for talking to children and teenagers about sensitive topics with an emphasis on the subject of death. Honest but child-appropriate language is advocated, and various wording and levels of explanation are suggested for different ages when discussing topics such as death in general, suicide, homicide, accidental death, the death of a child, terminal illness, pet death, funerals, and cremation. An ideal book fo
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Cataloging source
YDXCP
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Wolfelt, Alan
Dewey number
155.937
Index
no index present
LC call number
BF723.G75
LC item number
W65 2013
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
NLM call number
  • WS 105.5.E5
  • 2015 K-789
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  • Bereavement in children
  • Bereavement in adolescence
  • Grief in children
  • Grief in adolescence
  • Children and death
  • Teenagers and death
  • Loss (Psychology)
  • Grief
  • Child
  • Adolescent
  • Attitude to Death
  • Bereavement
  • Communication
  • SELF-HELP
  • FAMILY & RELATIONSHIPS
  • PSYCHOLOGY
  • PSYCHOLOGY
  • PSYCHOLOGY
  • Bereavement in adolescence
  • Bereavement in children
  • Children and death
  • Grief in adolescence
  • Grief in children
  • Loss (Psychology)
  • Teenagers and death
Label
Finding the words : how to talk with children and teens about death, suicide, funerals, homicide, cremation and other end-of-life matters, by Alan D. Wolfelt
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Publication
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Front Cover; Title Page; Copyright; Contents; Introduction; Mourning is essential to healing; Avoiding or suppressing grief is harmful-even to kids; Grief is a process, not an event; The tenets of companioning the bereaved; A note to you; Chapter One: Children's grief-why it's unique; Exclusive features of childhood grief; Grief through the ages; Helping infants and toddlers when someone they love dies; How children ages 3 to 5 typically respond to grief; How children ages 6 to 11 typically respond to grief; How children ages 12 to 19 typically respond to grief; The six needs of mourning
  • Chapter Two: Companioning children through griefHabits of a good companion; Let him lead; Be an observer; Encourage questions; Welcome her feelings; Be patient; Include her in ceremonies and conversations; Finding the right words-guidelines on how to talk to grieving children; Talk openly about death; Share your feelings; Be honest and direct; Avoid euphemisms; Teach what you believe; Give inviting, loving nonverbal cues; Attend to your own grief; Chapter Three When a parent dies; Preschoolers-ages 3 to 5; School-agers-ages 6 to 11; Seeking help for complicated mourning
  • Teenagers-ages 12 to 19Chapter Four: When a sibling dies; Preschoolers-ages 3 to 5; School-agers-ages 6 to 11; Recognizing "griefbursts"; Teenagers-ages 12 to 19; Chapter Five: When a grandparent dies; Preschoolers-ages 3 to 5; School-agers-ages 6 to 11; Teenagers-ages 12 to 19; Memory work techniques; What it means to die of natural causes or "old age"; Chapter Six: When a pet dies; Preschoolers-ages 3 to 5; School-agers-ages 6 to 11; Teenagers-ages 12 to 19; Chapter Seven: When a friend or classmate dies; Preschoolers-ages 3 to 5; School-agers-ages 6 to 11
  • When death is sudden and traumaticTeenagers-ages 12 to 19; Chapter Eight: When someone dies by suicide; Preschoolers-ages 3 to 5; School-agers-ages 6 to 11; Teenagers-ages 12 to 19; Stigmatized deaths: suicide, AIDS, homicide; Chapter Nine: When someone dies by homicide or manslaughter; Preschoolers-ages 3 to 5; Finding the words when someone goes missing; School-agers-ages 6 to 11; Teenagers-ages 12 to 19; Companioning when violent attacks happen at school or in the community; Chapter Ten: When someone close has a terminal or life-threatening illness; Preschoolers-ages 3 to 5
  • School-agers-ages 6 to 11Teenagers-ages 12 to 19; Chapter Eleven: When the child is dying; Preschoolers-ages 3 to 5; School-agers-ages 6 to 11; Teenagers-ages 12 to 19; Chapter Twelve: Attending a funeral or ceremony; Preschoolers-ages 3 to 5; School-agers-ages 6 to 11; Teenagers-ages 12 to 19; The language of funerals; A final word; Back Cover
Control code
900747553
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (138 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781617221910
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
d3a3b933-5a62-4135-a307-a45c2666ef72
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)900747553
Label
Finding the words : how to talk with children and teens about death, suicide, funerals, homicide, cremation and other end-of-life matters, by Alan D. Wolfelt
Publication
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Front Cover; Title Page; Copyright; Contents; Introduction; Mourning is essential to healing; Avoiding or suppressing grief is harmful-even to kids; Grief is a process, not an event; The tenets of companioning the bereaved; A note to you; Chapter One: Children's grief-why it's unique; Exclusive features of childhood grief; Grief through the ages; Helping infants and toddlers when someone they love dies; How children ages 3 to 5 typically respond to grief; How children ages 6 to 11 typically respond to grief; How children ages 12 to 19 typically respond to grief; The six needs of mourning
  • Chapter Two: Companioning children through griefHabits of a good companion; Let him lead; Be an observer; Encourage questions; Welcome her feelings; Be patient; Include her in ceremonies and conversations; Finding the right words-guidelines on how to talk to grieving children; Talk openly about death; Share your feelings; Be honest and direct; Avoid euphemisms; Teach what you believe; Give inviting, loving nonverbal cues; Attend to your own grief; Chapter Three When a parent dies; Preschoolers-ages 3 to 5; School-agers-ages 6 to 11; Seeking help for complicated mourning
  • Teenagers-ages 12 to 19Chapter Four: When a sibling dies; Preschoolers-ages 3 to 5; School-agers-ages 6 to 11; Recognizing "griefbursts"; Teenagers-ages 12 to 19; Chapter Five: When a grandparent dies; Preschoolers-ages 3 to 5; School-agers-ages 6 to 11; Teenagers-ages 12 to 19; Memory work techniques; What it means to die of natural causes or "old age"; Chapter Six: When a pet dies; Preschoolers-ages 3 to 5; School-agers-ages 6 to 11; Teenagers-ages 12 to 19; Chapter Seven: When a friend or classmate dies; Preschoolers-ages 3 to 5; School-agers-ages 6 to 11
  • When death is sudden and traumaticTeenagers-ages 12 to 19; Chapter Eight: When someone dies by suicide; Preschoolers-ages 3 to 5; School-agers-ages 6 to 11; Teenagers-ages 12 to 19; Stigmatized deaths: suicide, AIDS, homicide; Chapter Nine: When someone dies by homicide or manslaughter; Preschoolers-ages 3 to 5; Finding the words when someone goes missing; School-agers-ages 6 to 11; Teenagers-ages 12 to 19; Companioning when violent attacks happen at school or in the community; Chapter Ten: When someone close has a terminal or life-threatening illness; Preschoolers-ages 3 to 5
  • School-agers-ages 6 to 11Teenagers-ages 12 to 19; Chapter Eleven: When the child is dying; Preschoolers-ages 3 to 5; School-agers-ages 6 to 11; Teenagers-ages 12 to 19; Chapter Twelve: Attending a funeral or ceremony; Preschoolers-ages 3 to 5; School-agers-ages 6 to 11; Teenagers-ages 12 to 19; The language of funerals; A final word; Back Cover
Control code
900747553
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (138 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781617221910
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
d3a3b933-5a62-4135-a307-a45c2666ef72
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)900747553

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