Children and Loss: A Practical Handbook for Professionals

Paperback | June 15, 2011

EditorElizabeth C. Pomeroy, Renee Bradford Garcia

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Few books written for practitioners provide any practical information regarding grief and loss issues with children and adolescents. In a clear and concise manner, Children and Loss: A Practical Handbook for Professionals details the strengths perspective of grief and loss developed by theeditors. It discusses grief and loss in relation to individual children while also addressing issues and strategies for families and professional teams. The handbook specifically focuses on the dynamics of grief and assessment issues and provides in-depth case examples. This realistic and usableapplication of essential techniques and resources will immediately enhance practitioners' skills with children and adolescents in specific settings where children are most likely to present with grief and loss issues.This book is a great resource for all practitioners who work with children, from foster care professionals and therapists specializing in divorce to counselors in schools and churches. This book can also be used to academic settings for any course related to child development, child psychology,children and families, grief and loss, end of life, and death.

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Few books written for practitioners provide any practical information regarding grief and loss issues with children and adolescents. In a clear and concise manner, Children and Loss: A Practical Handbook for Professionals details the strengths perspective of grief and loss developed by theeditors. It discusses grief and loss in relatio...

Elizabeth C. Pomeroy (PhD, University of Texas at Austin; LCSW) is professor at University of Texas at Austin and co-director of the Institute for Grief, Loss and Family Survival. She is the editor-in-chief of Social Work, the official professional journal of the National Association of Social Workers. She has previously co-authored tw...

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:220 pages, 8.9 × 6.1 × 0.51 inPublished:June 15, 2011Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:019061627X

ISBN - 13:9780190616274

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"This book has much to offer conceptually and will be an excellent resource to both students and professionals. I'm impressed by the authors' collective wisdom and breadth of experience." --Shelley Cohen Conrad, University of New England