Healing a Teen`s Grieving Heart: 100 Practical Ideas for Families, Friends and Caregivers


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Published USA, 2001
Alan Wolfelt's 100 practical ideas are short, sharp statements about grief for family, friends and caregivers to read and use as door-openers to help the grieving teenager. The majority of the ideas are experiential which make them truly useful. Some of the ideas teach the general principles of grief and mourning; the remainder offer practical do's and don'ts and suggestions for activities parents can do with or for the grieving teenager.

Know That Grief Does Not Proceed in Orderly, Predictable Stages
Consider the Teenager's Relationship to the Person Who Died
Listen Without Judging
Don't Use Religious Cliches
Allow the Teenager to Cry
Galvanize the Teenager's Support Network

Dr. Alan Wolfelt serves as a Director of the Centre for Loss and Life Transition in Colorado, USA.
Paperback. 128 pages

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