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Depressed and Grieving Teens: The Problem, Risks, Signs, and Solutions

Depressed and Grieving Teens: The Problem, Risks, Signs, and Solutions

American Institute Health Care Professionals‘s insight: Too many times parents are too busy to see the pain in their own child’s eyes.  It is important to identify the signs of teen age depression.  Grieving teens need adult guidance and help.  It is important for parents to be there for their child and help him or her through his or her issue.   See on www.angermanagementgroups.com

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Studies in Grief: Helping a teenager deal with grief

Studies in Grief: Helping a teenager deal with grief

What to say to a 14-year-old girl who suddenly lost her father. American Institute Health Care Professionals‘s insight: Studies in grief have come with numerous ways we can help teens deal with grief.  If you are interested in learning more about grief counseling with children and teens, then please review our program in child grief counseling  If you would like to learn how to become a Child Grief Counselor, then please review. By taking core courses, a certified grief counselor can earn this specialty area from the Academy of Grief Counseling.  The courses focus specifically on Child and Adolescent grief

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Child Grief and Bereavement: Be truthful when explaining death to a child

http://www.kidsdr.com American Institute Health Care Professionals‘s insight: In correlation with a child’s maturity, it is always important to be honest with children regarding death.  Child grief and bereavement needs to be addressed and treated honestly. Children on many occasions are treated like they have no feelings or should be left out of the loop.  While different children react differently and each child should be treated as unique, it has been shown that more damage can be done when discussing death–especially with lies or imagery the child does not understand.  Child and grief bereavement is an entire science dedicated to helping

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One Way Children Cope with Grief Is with Animals

One Way Children Cope with Grief Is with Animals

Watching Alexis Walker, with a broad smile on her face, cantering across a field on a horse, it is hard to believe she is in the middle of a grief therapy session, but that’s what is happening. American Institute Health Care Professionals‘s insight: Children can turn to anything when coping with grief.  One way children cope with grief is through animals.  This article looks at how horses are helping children heal from loss. #childandadolescentgriefcounseling See on news.cincinnati.com

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How to help children cope with tornadoes – child grief counseling

How to help children cope with tornadoes – child grief counseling

The Oklahoma City National Memorial and Museum has years of experience helping children cope with tragedy and disaster after the bombing April 19, 1995. They have put together a few resources to he… American Institute Health Care Professionals‘s insight: An article with links describing how parents can help children understand tornadoes and how to deal with the loss they cause. Good set of links to investigate.  Child grief counseling is an important step is recovery for a child.   You can replace homes easier than you can mend emotions.   Learning about child grief will help you help them understand what happened

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Teens Grieve Differently

Child Grief:  Teens Grieve Differently Teens grieve differently.  Child grief counselors need to understand the many issues going on inside the mind of a teenager. Grace Monet demonstrates the inner workings of the teen’s mind and how they respond to grief in the video below.   If you would like to learn more about adolescent and child grief, then click here   AIHCP

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Reasons To Consider Child Grief Counseling For Your Child

p>Grieving the loss of a loved one is something that most people find quite difficult to do in their lives. Although it’s understandable that you feel such pain, it is also important that you take the time to check how your child is doing and how he or she is feeling after a loss. Although you may think that your child can cope better than you will ever will, you should also remember that children do not have the proper coping mechanisms in place to deal with such instances. As a grown-up, it is your responsibility to ensure that your

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talking about death to children

talking about death to children

Explaining Death to Children Talking about death to children can be a tricky endeavor due to their cognitive development but it is a necessary one.  If within the discussion is in correlation with their understanding, it is important to explain death to children at an early age if possible.  This will better prepare them for future deaths in the family. Trisha of O’Connor Mortuary explains her method of discussing death with children in her article, “Princess Butterfly”-How to Explain Death and Dying to Small Children” I used to feel like the word “dead” hung awkwardly in the air whenever I

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Understanding Children and Grief Through Art.

Understanding Children and Grief Through Art.

Children and Grief: Art The expression of art can help a child express his grief.  It can tell the story of grief and help that grief find expression.  Art therapy is seen as a very important way to deal with children and grief. Monica Turnbull writes about how art can benefit children in grief in her article, “Children Channel Grief Through Art” (Sunderland Echo) CHILDREN have been channelling their grief into creating works of art. Three budding young artists took part in a 10-week course and put together a range of colourful work for an exhibition at Sunderland Minster. The

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Generation of the Iraq and Afghan Wars: How Children Grieve

Generation of the Iraq and Afghan Wars: How Children Grieve

How Children Grieve, When Daddy or Mommy Has Gone To War The effects of having one’s parent or sibling gone for periods of a time and not knowing if they will return have effects on children and how they react on the home front.  With the war against terror, American families have experienced this for the last decade and there needs to be better understanding of how children grieve if a parent has gone to war. The Univeristy of NH, Media Relations writes about this effect on children in its article, “UNH PROF: For Many Children In Military Families, Grief