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Helping bereaved children : a handbook for practitioners

Helping bereaved children : a handbook for practitioners

Author: Nancy Boyd Webb
Publisher: New York : Guilford Press, 2005.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 2nd ed., pbk. edView all editions and formats
Now in a revised and expanded second edition, this popular casebook and text demonstrates a range of therapeutic approaches and interventions for children who have experienced loss. In-depth case examples--several of which are new or include follow-up reports--form the core of the book. The case material is presented in a handy two-column format that provides the reader not only with the content of the sessions, but  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Case studies
Études de cas
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Nancy Boyd Webb
ISBN: 1593851642 9781593851644 1572306327 9781572306325
OCLC Number: 57581585
Notes: 2nd edition originally published in 2002.
Description: xxiv, 408 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: 1. The child and death / Nancy Boyd Webb --
2. Assessment of the bereaved child / Nancy Boyd Webb --
3. Deaths of grandparents and parents / Nancy Boyd Webb --
4. Complicated grief : dual losses of godfather's death and parents' separation : case of the Martini family, sisters, ages 8 and 10 / Nancy Boyd Webb --
5. The grief of siblings / Betty Davies --
6. Suicide in the family / Sandra L. Elder and Don Knowles --
7. Violent deaths of both parents : case of Marty, age 2 1/2 / Teresa Bevin --
8. Traumatic death of a friend/peer : case of Susan, age 9 / Nancy Boyd Webb --
9. Sudden death in schools / Robert G. Stevenson --
10. Treating children after violence in schools and communities / Kathleen Nader --
11. Counseling and therapy for the bereaved child / Nancy Boyd Webb --
12. Bereavement groups for children : families with HIV/AIDS / Barbara O. Dane --
13. Art as a component of grief work with children / Robin F. Goodman --
14. Storytelling with bereaved children / Donna O'Toole --
15. Self-care for bereavement counselors / Sarah J. Gamble --
16. September 11, 2001 / Nancy Boyd Webb.
Responsibility: edited by Nancy Boyd Webb ; foreword by Kenneth J. Doka.


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'Readable and accessible... presents a variety of approaches geared toward helping children in various situations, offering clinicians a valuable source of information and inspiration.'- Social Work Read more...

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