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A uniquely creative compilation of therapeutic games, art activities, and stories to help bereaved children express feelings of grief, learn basic concepts of death, diffuse traumatic reminders, address self-blame, commemorate the deceased, and learn coping strategies. Includes special activities for cancer, suicide, and homicide, and tips for caregivers and school personnel.
This volume provides a wonderful treasure-chest of appealing and practical aids to assist mental health practitioners in counseling bereaved school-age children. Numerous exercises and games are included that will encourage children to express their complicated feelings about the death of a loved one. Handouts for parents and teachers as well as guidelines for practitioners serve as important resources to assist adults in their efforts to help bereaved children. --Nancy Boyd Webb, DSW, BCD, RPT-S
I LOVE this book. It is so good I wish I had written it myself! It is a real contribution that will help so many! ---Rabbi Earl A Grollman
Paperback, 205 pages.
Liana Lowenstein, MSW, RSW, CPT-S, is an author, international workshop presenter, and clinician specializing in treating children with a variety of emotional difficulties. She
received her Bachelor of Social Work from the University of Western Ontario , and received her Masters Degree in Social Work from the University of Toronto . She currently sees children of all ages in private practice and provides clinical supervision and consultation to mental health practitioners. She has a reputation as a dynamic workshop leader and is on the teaching faculty of the Canadian Association for Child and Play Therapy.
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