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How Do We Tell the Children? A Step-by-Step Guide for Helping Children and Teens Cope When Someone Dies

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ISBN-10: 1557049114

ISBN-13: 9781557049117

Edition: 4th 2011

Authors: Dan Schaefer, Christine Lyons, David Peretz, Daniel Schaeffer

List price: $16.99
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Now in its third edition, this classic guide is expanded and updated to feature new material on dealing with trauma and devastation, addressing violence in schools, helping grandparents cope as caregivers, and an enlarged quick-reference "Crisis Section" with scripts, answers, and messages for young ones.
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Book details

List price: $16.99
Edition: 4th
Copyright year: 2011
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
Publication date: 6/8/2010
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 224
Size: 5.50" wide x 8.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.484
Language: English

Introduction: The Solitary Mourner
What Children Think About Death
Two to Six Years
Six to Nine Years
Nine to Twelve Years
Explaining Death to Children
Death of a Grandparent
Death Of an Immediate Family Member (Mother, Father, Sibling)
Infant Death
Death of a Friend or Classmate
Accidental Death
How to Talk to Children about Someone who is zDying
How to Talk to a Mentally Retarded Child
Death of a Pet
Grief and Healing
Common Reactions to Grief
The Special Needs of Children
The Grieving Process
Problems to be Prepared for at Various Ages
Dealing with Anger, Guilt, and Responsibility
Helping your Child to Heal
Expectations for the Grieving Child and the Best Ways to Respond
Traumatic Stress
One Personal Experience of Trauma
Schools and Trauma
The Funeral-Finding a Way to Say Good-bye
Telling Children what to Expect
A Good-Bye Gift
Questions your Child Might Ask
"Life Goes On"
Crisis Checklist
Bibliography and Support Groups
About the Authors