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Brief interventions with bereaved children

Author: Barbara Monroe; Frances Kraus
Publisher: Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 2. edView all editions and formats

Recent years have seen increasing interest in the needs of children facing bereavement, and a corresponding increase in services to support them. This book addresses and explains the theoretical  Read more...


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Barbara Monroe; Frances Kraus
ISBN: 9780199561643 0199561648
OCLC Number: 876592923
Description: XIV, 257 p. ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction ; 1. Childhood bereavement:tThe context and need for services ; 2. Theoretical perspectives: linking research and practice ; 3. Bereavement, young people and social context ; 4. Swampy ground: brief interventions with families before bereavement ; 5. Family assessment ; 6. Therapeutic interventions ; 7. Groupwork ; 8. Shrinking the space between people: telephone and email support ; 9. Loss for children with learning disability ; 10. Co-creating memory: supporting very young children ; 11. The extended warranty ; 12. Loss and grief in schools: attending to people and place ; 13. Seasons for growth: a practical approach to emotional literacy ; 14. Working with volunteers to provide bereavement support to children ; 15. Brief interventions in critical care environments ; 16. Working with traumatically bereaved children ; 17. Helping the family following suicide ; 18. Family liaison: when once has to be enough ; 19. Personal narratives ; 20. Crossing the great barrier grief: a facilitated self-help group for parents and carers
Responsibility: edited by Barbara Monroe, Frances Kraus.


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Review from previous edition What makes this a must-read is the consistent theme that bereavement is not a disease. Across the chapters, the non-pathologising, collaborative and purposeful stance Read more...

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