Children of Military Families -These kids are special

Children of Military Families – These kids are special Yesterday I had my teeth cleaned. Fortunately, this blog post is not about my teeth, but it does involve my dental hygienist, Holly. Holly always takes time to ask about Professor Child and what we’re currently working on. Yesterday, in between scraping the plaque off my…

Children Teaching Children about Grief in a Therapeutic Group

Children Teaching Children about Grief in a Therapeutic Group Setting In November, I was privileged to present a workshop at both the Oregon and North Carolina School Counselor Association’s annual conferences on grief.  As I prepared for each conference, I was thrilled that the agenda for the presentation would primarily come from the children who…

Tips for Grieving Children

In honor of Children’s Grief Awareness Day, Thursday, November 21, 2013, we have provided five tips to help grieving children. This list was developed straight from the children who participated in Professor Child’s film, Children and Grief. 1. Encourage children to share their grief story.
In Children and Grief, all of the children interviewed emphasized the…

Children and Grief: A Film Review from School Library Journal

The School Library Journal’s August 2013 features a review of the film “Children and Grief: Children Teaching Children About Grief”. As this program opens, 10 children ranging in age from four to 14 discuss the loss of someone close to them: a parent, a sibling, an uncle, or a grandparent. Over the course of the…