Living with Grief®: Children and Adolescents (DVD) features a panel discussion on the ways children and adolescents grieve and how to help them. The teleconference features voices and stories of children and adolescents as well as an expert panel of clinicians and practitioners.
The companion book (ISBN: 978-1-893349-09-5) by the same title is written by experts and examines child and adolescent grief in a variety of situations. This book includes chapters on parent loss, sibling loss, loss of a friend, play therapy, protocol for schools, and recommendations for grieving adolescents.
As part of Hospice Foundation of America’s 15th Annual National Bereavement Teleconference, Living with Grief®: Children and Adolescents is a 2 hour, 17-minute panel discussion which addresses how children and adolescents grieve and how they can be helped. The panel discusses how grief manifests itself in children and adolescents, strategies for working with grieving children – including play therapy and bereavement camps – and the role of the Internet, ritual, schools, and communities in their lives.
Kenneth J. Doka, PhD, MDiv
Nancy Hogan, PhD, RN, FAAN
Rita Milburn-Dobson, MA, RNC, FT
Laura Olague, M.Ed., CT
Stacy Orloff, PhD
J. William Worden, PhD, ABPP
Living with Grief®: Children and Adolescents is also accompanied by a book of the same title, written by experts examining child and adolescent grief in a variety of situations. Each chapter explores a different facet of child grief, and how health professionals and those in social services can best address the needs of the child or adolescent in need.
Contributors to the companion book include Kenneth Doka (editor), Charles Corr, Nancy Hogan, Bruce Jennings, Donna Schuurman, and J. William Worden. Doka, K.J. (Ed) (2008), Washington, DC, Hospice Foundation of America, 420 pp. This book is indexed.
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Foreword (Senator Tom Harkin)
Section I: Developmental Perspectives
1. Children's Emerging Awareness of Death (Charles A. Corr)
Voices (Julia Marquez)
2. The Adolescent's Encounter with Death (David Balk)
3. Completing the Picture: Adult Perspectives on Death--Implications for Children and Adolescents (Kenneth J. Doka)
Section II: The Dying Child
4. Children's Hospice Care (Charles A. Corr)
5. Management of End-of-Life Pain and Suffering in Children and Adolescents (Rebecca Selove, Dianne Cochran, and Ira Todd Cohen)
6. Dying at an Early Age: Ethical Issues in Pediatric Palliative Care (Bruce Jennings)
Section III: Children, Adolescents, Grief, and Loss
7. Grieving Children and Adolescents: Lessons from the Harvard Child Bereavement Study (J. William Worden)
Voices (Sam Jensen)
8. When a Parent Dies: Helping Grieving Children and Adolescents (Rachel A. Haine, Tim S. Ayers, Irwin N. Sandler, and Sharlene A. Wolchik)
9. Sibling Loss: Issues for Children and Adolescents (Nancy Hogan)
10. When a Friend Dies (Ilene C. Noppe and Lloyd D. Noppe)
11. Military Children and Grief (Betsy Beard with Judith Mathewson, Tina Saari, and Heather Campagna)
Section IV: Therapeutic Interventions with Children and Adolescents
12. Grief Therapy with Children and Adolescents: An Overview (David A. Crenshaw)
13. Camps for Grieving Children: Lessons from the Field (Sherry R. Schachter and Maria Georgopoulos)
Voices (Rebecca Wayne)
14. Grief Groups for Grieving Children and Adolescents (Donna Schuurman)
15. Play Therapy to Help Bereaved Children (Nancy Boyd Webb)
16. The Power of Ritual: A Gift for Children and Adolescents (Kenneth J. Doka)
Voices (Michael Santoro)
17. Grieving Adolescents: The Paradox of Using Technology for Support (Libba James, Kevin Ann Oltjenbruns, and Peggy Whiting)
18. Helping Students Cope with Grief (Robert G. Stevenson)
19. When Tragedy Strikes: Response and Prevention (Marcia Lattanzi Licht)
20. The Problem of Child and adolescent Suicide (Lillian M. Range)
Appendix I: Bibliographical Resources--Children, Adolescents, and Grief (Charles A. Corr)
Appendix II: Establishing Protocols to Respond to Death and Grief in Schools (Kenneth J. Doka)
Appendix III: Organizational Resources (Lisa McGahey Veglahn)