Breaking the silence : a guide to help children with complicated grief - suicide, homicide, AIDS, violence, and abuse
This second edition of "Breaking the Silence" sheds new light onto complex areas of traumatic grief.
Designed for educators, mental health professionals, caregivers and parents, it presents techniques, words, activities and methods to initiate discussion of these sensitive issues.
It also provides valuable tools to break down the process of grieving for children.
Resources are offered for facilitating the grieving process at home, school or in treatment.Two new chapters have been added to this edition: breaking the silence on bullying, and communities grieve - involvement with children and trauma.
All previous chapters from the first edition have been broadened and practical activities for working with bully-victimization issues and traumatized youth have been included.
Resources have been greatly expanded. Books, videos, CD-ROMS, websites, curriculums and other resources have been updated.This book confronts traumatic grief issues with realistic and comprehensive approaches to the inundation of everyday complicated grief experiences our children live with and are subjected to in their homes, at their schools, in their communities and in their world.