Breaking the silence : a guide to help children with complicated grief : suicide, homicide, AIDS, violence, and abuse / Linda Goldman.

Goldman, Linda, 1946-, author.
New York : Routledge, 2001.
1 online resource (305 p.)
Second edition.

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Grief in children.
Bereavement in children.
Grief therapy.
Abused children -- Psychology.
Victims of crimes -- Psychology.
Electronic books.
The second edition of this bestselling book is designed for mental health professionals, educators, and the parent/caregiver, this book provides specific ideas and techniques to work with children in various areas of complicated grief. It presents words and methods to help initiate discussions of these delicate topics, as well as tools to help children understand and separate complicated grief into parts. These parts in turn can be grieved for and released one at a time.A new chapter is included, called ""Communities Grieve: Involvement with Children and Trauma."" It includes informati
Cover; Half Title; Title Page; Copyright Page; Dedication; Table of Contents; About the Second Edition; Preface; Foreword; Acknowledgments; Part 1 Complicated Grief; Chapter 1 What is Children's Complicated Grief; A Look at Grief; What is Normal Grief?; What is Complicated Grief?; Factors that Contribute to Complicated Grief; Frozen Blocks of Time; The Meltdown Process; Facilitating Meltdown; Resources that Facilitate the Meltdown Process; Activities to Help Young Children with Complicated Grief; Tommy: A Tool for Teenagers; What Can We Do for the Children?; Part II Breaking the Silence
Chapter 2 Breaking the Silence on SuicideFacts about Suicide; Complications of Suicide; Suicide-A Journey of Despair; Complicated Grief: Suicide and Multiple Loss; Complicated Grief: Suicide and its Relationship to the Grief Process of the Surviving Parent; Ways to Talk with Children about Suicide; Complicated Grief: Suicide and Shame (Stigma); Complicated Grief: Suicide and Abuse; Suicide and Denial; Suicide and Over-Responsibility and Guilt; Suicidal Thoughts in Children; Signs of Suicidal Feelings; What Can We Do for the Children?; A Suicide Summary; Chapter 3 Breaking the Silence on AIDS
Facts about AIDSDefine AIDS for Children; Children Worry about AIDS; Siblings Worry about AIDS; What Can We Do for the Children?; Chapter 4 Breaking the Silence on Homicide and Other Violent Crimes; Violence and the Media: The Effect on Children; Facts about Children and Violence; A Child's Journey through Violent Crime; Normal Responses to Homicide and Other Violent Crimes; America's Killing Fields; What Can We Do for the Children?; Chapter 5 Breaking the Silence on Abuse; Facts about Abuse; Reporting Child Abuse; Emotional Abuse: Words Hurt-The Story of Sammy
Explain Verbal Abuse to ChildrenSexual Abuse: The Loss of the Protection of the Adult World; Ways to Help Children with the Issue of Sexual Abuse; Abandonment and Physical Abuse: Harold's Childhood; What Can We Do for the Children?; Chapter 6 Breaking the Silence on Bullying; School Shootings: Bullying as the Underlying Cause; Bullying: Facts about Bullies and Victims; Ways to Talk to Children about Bullying; Children Can Help Themselves with Bullying; Educators and Parents Can Help Children with Bullying; What Can We Do for the Children?; Part III Techniques
Chapter 7 Techniques for Complicated GriefCreate a Feeling of Normalcy; Provide Symbolic Expressions of Commemorating; Ways to Facilitate Symbolic Projection through Use of Concrete Objects; Explore Dreams; Ways to Work with Dreams; Use Drawings and Storytelling; Ways to Help Children with Storytelling; Visualization Techniques; Procedure for Visualization; Silence; Memory Work; Tools for Memory Work with Children; Summary of Ways to Help Children; Chapter 8 Saying Goodbye: Ways to Include Children in a Funeral or Memorial; Opening a Memorial Service to Children; Preparing the Community
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Includes bibliographical references and indexes.
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Publisher Number:
10.4324/9781315798493 doi