Important Things to Know about Grieving Children

Children want to share their experience, though need permission to do so. Children, adolescents and teens all want to share their feelings, though they often believe adults won’t understand. Don’t…

How Schools Can Provide Grieving Children a Safe Haven

Acknowledge that grief affects students emotionally, socially, behaviorally, cognitively, academically, and spiritually. Recognize that school can provide a respite from grief for the student, especially since after a death many…

After a Tragedy: What Kids Can Do

After a terrible tragedy, many people experience an intense emotional reaction that may not show up for weeks or even months afterward. Mental health clinicians call this reaction Post-Traumatic Stress…