The Grieving Child in the Classroom: A Guide for School-Based Professionals (Paperback)

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The Grieving Child in the Classroom: A Guide for School-Based Professionals (Paperback)

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The Grieving Child in the Classroom integrates the latest research on children's bereavement and adapts it for use in the classroom.

Chapters tackle the neurological, cognitive, emotional, and social effects of childhood grief and demonstrate the ways in which those reactions can manifest in the classroom. By recognizing individual differences in coping styles and considering variables such as developmental stage, nature of the loss, and availability of support, teachers and staff can become better equipped to respond to the bereaved child's needs. The book incorporates theoretical explanations of grief responses as well as practical suggestions for supporting bereaved children in real-world settings.

Whether the loss affects one child or the entire student body, educators can turn to this comprehensive guidebook for ways to support grieving students in their classrooms.

Sue Trace Lawrence, MEd, MA, has worked extensively with children and currently teaches psychology while conducting research on childhood grief.
Product Details ISBN: 9780367145552
ISBN-10: 0367145553
Publisher: Routledge
Publication Date: December 12th, 2019
Pages: 244
Language: English