Children, teens and Suicide Loss

Children, Teens and Suicide Loss

Author(s) : Dougy Center

Paperback, 44 pages.

Item #DC0590

Children, Teens and Suicide Loss is a new guidebook designed specifically to help families with children and teens, who are survivors of a suicide death, better address their complex practical and emotional needs.

“The suicide death of a parent, sibling, or friend impacts children and teens forever. Children, Teens and Suicide Loss offers useful suggestions and practical ways to support bereaved children and their families. Included are tips on understanding and explaining why people die of suicide, navigating the immediate aftermath of the death, and ways to facilitate healthy grieving. This resource will help parents, professionals who work with children and teens, as well as anyone who wants to support a family bereaved after the suicide death of a loved one,” said Donna Schuurman, Ed.D, F.T.

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Table of Contents
Helping Young Loss Survivors……………………………………………………………………2
Taking Care of Yourself………………………………………………………………….3
Understanding Suicide………………………………………………………………….4
Navigating the Immediate Aftermath…………………………………………….6
How to Inform Young People of Suicide Death………………….6
Guiding Young People Through the Practical
Realities After a Suicide Death ………………………………………..9
Helping Young People Cope and Heal ………………………………………….. 12
Creating a Space for Healing ………………………………………… 12
Maintaining an Open Dialogue………………………………………. 14
Dealing with Reminders of the Loss ………………………………..17
Managing the Return to School …………………………………….. 19
Understanding Suicide Grief in Children and Teens………………………22
Deciding if Your Child Needs Added Support ……………………………….26
Focus on Teens ……………………………………………………………………………………….30
Helping Teens Cope and Heal ……………………………………………………… 31
Creating a Space for Healing ………………………………………… 31
Understanding Suicide Grief in Teens…………………………………………..33
Navigating the Weeks and Months to Come……………………33
Facilitating the Return to School……………………………………36
Suicidal Thinking and Suicide Risk…………………………………37
Conclusion and Additional Resources…………………………………………………….. 40
Resources for Child and Teen Loss Surivors…………………… 41
Resources for Suicide Loss Survivors …………………………….42
Resources for Schools …………………………………………………..43
Resources for Suicide Prevention…………………………………..43

 

 

 

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Weight.41 lbs
Dimensions8 x 5 in

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