Grief and Loss Theories and Skills for Helping Professionals

ISBN-10: 0205398812

ISBN-13: 9780205398812

Edition: 2006

Authors: Katherine Walsh-Burke

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List price: $52.80
Copyright year: 2006
Publisher: Allyn & Bacon, Incorporated
Publication date: 3/30/2005
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 144
Size: 5.75" wide x 8.75" long x 0.25" tall
Weight: 0.550
Language: English

Understanding Loss and Grief in Different Contexts
Basic Facts about Loss and Grief
Symbolic Loss
Experiences That Generate Grief Reactions
Self-Preparation and Training for Professionals Encountering Loss and Grief
Reviewing Our Own Experiences and Attitudes Related to Grief
Assessing and Enhancing Readiness to Address Grief in Our Work
Supervision, Consultation and Collaboration With Other Professionals
Loss and Grief Across The Lifespan
Middle Adulthood
Older Adulthood
Advanced Age
Normal and Complicated Grief Reactions
Theories That Inform Our Understanding of Grief
Common Reactions in "Normal" Grief
Complicated Grief
Interventions For Normal and Complicated Grief
Cultural and Spiritual Influences
The Influence of Culture in Coping With Loss and Grief
The Influence of Spirituality in Coping With Loss and Grief
What Can We Do To Help?
Misconceptions About Grief
Empathic Communication
Utilizing Information and Resources
Collaborating With Others
When Organizations and Communities Grieve
Taking a Leadership Role
Establishing a Bereavement Protocol: Interdisciplinary and Inter-Organizational Collaboration
Creating Remembrances and Memorials
Self-Care: Sustaining Hope, Helpfulness and Competence in Working with Grief
Continuing Education
Self-Care Strategies
Professional Support Systems
Common Losses Across the Life Span
Annotated Bibliography
Helpful Strategies for Coping with Grief
Strategies for Professionals Helping Children and Families with Traumatic Loss
Planning Your Own Memorial Service
Expressive Techniques
Poem, The Wind in My Sails Theandra Walker
Letter, My Dear Cousin Haley Jessy Burke
Agenda for Staff Retreat
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