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Grief and bereavement
About Grief: Insights, Setbacks, Grace Notes, Taboos Covers a wide range of the issues related to grief in a practical and truthful manner. Used by grief groups.
African American Grief By capturing stories and observing practices, the authors reveal how racism affects quality of life, the manner and rate...
As Big as it Gets: Supporting a Child when a Parent is Seriously Ill This booklet provides a range of ideas for parents and carers so that they feel able to involve their children in what is...
Catching Your Breath in Grief ... and grace will lead you home A combination of text and photography offers understanding, comfort, and hope to grieving persons and those who care for...
Deconstruction/Reconstruction: A grief journal for teens The Dougy Center's first journal specially created for grieving teens.   Whether a teen has experienced the death of a parent,...
Disenfranchised Grief: New Directions, Challenges, and Strategies This book focuses on the kind of grief that is not openly acknowledged, socially validated, or publicly mourned. It addresses...
The Empty Chair: Handling Grief on Holidays and Special Occasions Like a firestorm blazing through a forest, the grief of losing a loved one seems to leave nothing but ashes in its path.
The Fall of Freddie the Leaf: A Story of Life For All Ages This book is a story for people of all ages. It is also available as a nature video. It can assist in talking about the mysteries...
Finding Your Way: Grieving the Death of Your Child To obtain a copy, contact Canuck Place Children's Hospice, Vancouver, BC. For further information and contact details visit:...
Good Grief, Supporting the Bereaved Student Developed by Hospice Calgary staff with the assistance of a Calgary Board of Education Specialist, a high school guidance...
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