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Brief Interventions with Bereaved Children
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Brief Interventions with Bereaved Children

Barbara Monroe and Frances Kraus

Abstract

Recent years have seen increasing interest in the needs of children facing bereavement, and a corresponding increase in services to support them. This book addresses and explains the theoretical concepts and practical implications behind the idea of brief work with bereaved children and families. Flexible and accessible short-term services delivered at the right time underpin the strengths of bereaved children, supporting their recovery rather than pathologizing the grief process. In this way the book also speaks to the current interest in the concept of resilience and working with families' s ... More

Keywords: children, bereavement, brief work, strengths, resilience, intervention

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2009 Print ISBN-13: 9780199561643
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: November 2011 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199561643.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Barbara Monroe, editor
Chief Executive, St Christopher's Hospice, London; and Honorary Professor, International Observatory on End of Life Care, Lancaster University, UK
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Frances Kraus, editor
Candle Project Leader, St Christopher's Hospice, London, UK

Contents

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Chapter 6 Therapeutic interventions

Patsy Way, and Isobel Bremner

Chapter 7 Groupwork

Patsy Way, and Frances Kraus

Chapter 17 Helping the family following suicide

Kari Dyregrov, and Atle Dyregrov

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