Adolescent Encounters With Death, Bereavement, and Coping by David Balk PhD, PhD Charles Corr PhD CT

By David Balk PhD, PhD Charles Corr PhD CT

"Capturing from the beginning that 'Childhood is, and continually has been, a weak time," we have now a wealthy ingathering of contributed items that carry us into the uncooked, fragile area of youngsters traumatized by means of lifestyles occasions and behaviors..." --Illness, quandary, and Loss "Balk and Corr back have edited a publication that would set the course of the sector for yet one more decade....Caregivers can anticipate this book...for perception and intervention." --From the Foreword via Kenneth J. Doka, PhDProfessor, The Graduate tuition, the varsity of recent RochelleAuthor, Counseling people with Life-Threatening affliction Over a decade has handed because the ebook of draw back and Corr's groundbreaking guide of Adolescent loss of life and Bereavement. This new e-book, Adolescent Encounters With loss of life, Bereavement, and Coping, analyzes the demanding situations confronted by means of young people dealing with loss of life, demise, and bereavement, and examines the recent, specified situations and advances that experience transpired during the last decade. those comprise: Grief and dealing with HIV/AIDS youngsters, humor, and dying know-how and the net: dealing with loss within the electronic international Bereavement over the deaths of celebrities The booklet additionally explores serious, inventive conceptual frameworks and versions that experience emerged at the scene, together with: the twin method version for figuring out loss rules approximately assumptive worlds Debates concerning the gain and damage of grief counseling New learn on restoration and resilience following bereavement Written from the interdisciplinary views of professional sociologists, psychologists, educators, social staff, nurses, and anthropologists, this ebook bargains a breadth and intensity of perception into the complicated nature of adolescent bereavement. Nurses, counselors, social staff, and educators will locate this publication to be a useful source after they attempt to comprehend and support teenagers dealing with death-related concerns.

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I went to see him but I think that I could have got to know him a little bit more . . since then I’ve like stayed around my family a bit more, more of a family person, that’s probably what’s made me so close to my family . . I would like to practice law in Jamaica . . I would like to make a difference . . but I feel I would like to end up in Jamaica regardless. (Shirleen, interviewed between ages 13 and 17, living in London)1 Nobody knows exactly what happened [when a friend died in a car crash] .

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