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Child Grief Counseling Certification Article on Positive Ways to Deal with Grief

Child Grief Counseling Certification Article on Positive Ways to Deal with Grief

Grief changes us.  For better or worst.  It is up to us to adapt and learn.  We need to teach children about grief and to learn positive reactions to it The article, Children learn postive ways to deal with grief, looks at how one can help children better adjust to loss and grief The article states he loss of a loved one is never easy for anyone. Children often grieve as much as adults, but in different ways. Good Grief Fun Camp, which took place at Trinity United Methodist Church in Ottawa this past week, helped children learn positive ways

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How to Parent When You’ve Just Gone Through a Breakup

How to Parent When You’ve Just Gone Through a Breakup

After a divorce or breakup, emotionally depleted parents must figure out how much to share with their children Sourced through Scoop.it from: time.com The true victims of divorce are the children.  The grief, the change and adaptation for children of divorce sometimes is forgotten as parents argue and fight.  This article looks at how to help children through this grieving process Please review our grief counseling program as well  

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Extra care required when dying parents have young kids

Extra care required when dying parents have young kids

End-of-life care for parents of young children may need to include additional support services that help the entire family cope with terminal illness, a recent study suggests. Sourced through Scoop.it from: www.reuters.com Good article about remembered the extra care children require of dying parents.  This is a tough situation for any child to lose a parent but to especially see the gradual loss of life.  Guidance and help and counseling are all necessary to help the child grieve, cope and adapt to this loss. If you would like to learn more about child grief counseling then please review the program

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3 Ways For Dealing With Grief, From Someone Who Lost A Parent As A Teenager

3 Ways For Dealing With Grief, From Someone Who Lost A Parent As A Teenager

“Death is natural — but that’s precisely why we should be open to talking about it.” Sourced through Scoop.it from: www.mtv.com The complexity of losing a parent during the teens years can have a huge impact on someone’s life.  This article looks at how some teens can cope.  If you are interested in AIHCP’s grief counseling  training or would like to learn more about our child grief counseling training then please review. #griefcounselingtraining

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Suicide Rate Higher For Kids Of Deceased Parents

Suicide Rate Higher For Kids Of Deceased Parents

People who experienced the death of a parent during childhood have twice the risk of suicide in the long-term compared to others: study. Sourced through Scoop.it from: www.medicaldaily.com A very good article about the lingering scars of childhood grief, especially over losing a parent.  These scars can lead to potential future issues with unresolved grief that end in suicide in some cases. Hence, proper child grief counseling is imperative for younger children who experience severe trauma of losing a parent. If you would like to learn more about child grief counseling training then please review the program #childgriefcounselingtraining

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Supporting a Grieving Child: The Importance of Modeling

Supporting a Grieving Child: The Importance of Modeling

Readers with children, grandchildren, nieces or nephews, or any child-age friend or family member, I want you to envision the following scenario: You are flipping through the television channels with your young friend sitting nearby.  The child is playing but he or she looks up whenever something attention grabbing appears on the tv. In your channel … Sourced through Scoop.it from: www.whatsyourgrief.com Excellent article about grief counseling for teens and younger children.   If you are interested in child and adolescent grief counseling training then please review this article as well as review our certification program for grief counselors who wish to

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A Tale of Two Teens and Their Grief: What Every Caregiver Needs to Know

A Tale of Two Teens and Their Grief: What Every Caregiver Needs to Know

Caregivers play a huge role in the coping journey of teens grieving the loss of a sibling. Understanding why a teen might be reacting to grief in a troubling way is the first step on the road to better coping and a brighter future. Sourced through Scoop.it from: www.huffingtonpost.com Good article on the subjective nature of grief and how different people, especially teens, respond to trauma, grief and loss.  Good certified grief counselors need to know the different grief reactions and to how better help grieving teens. Please review our certified grief counselors program as well as a our adolescent

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Perspective on Parenting: Protecting children from grief

Perspective on Parenting: Protecting children from grief

When my first child was born, I experienced a tidal wave of emotions. As I embraced my infant overjoyed, I whispered in her tiny ear her that I’d always protect her. I even briefly visualized those moments in her future where she may need me th Sourced through Scoop.it from: www.timesherald.com There is a fine line between protecting children from grief and not helping them learn to cope with grief and learn important skills.  As parents we need to know when and how to help a child deal with grief.  Every situation is different depending on the childs age and

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Spot’s Corner: Pets help children grieve, cope

Spot’s Corner: Pets help children grieve, cope

Pets can offer support to all ages, with a wagging tail, a wet lick to the face or purring curled up in one’s lap. We may not even witness the support they give to family members just by their being near when no one else is. Sourced through Scoop.it from: savannahnow.com Pets provide an enormous emotional life for the grieving.  This is also the case with children.  This article looks at the impact pets can have on children and how they can relate to them with grieving and find solace. If you would like to learn more about child grief

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This Kid-Friendly Explanation Of Death Will Change How You Think About The World

This Kid-Friendly Explanation Of Death Will Change How You Think About The World

And it doesn’t involve going to sleep for a really long time. Sourced through Scoop.it from: www.buzzfeed.com A good article about discussing death with children and what to say and what not to say.  Too many times adults say the wrong thing or do not understand the grieving of children.  This article reviews some do and do not issues. If you would like to learn more about child grief counseling training, then please review the program #childgriefcounselingtraining