Age Group: Preschool, School Age, Adolescent
For Use By: Parents
Recommended For: Individuals, Group Training
Publishing Date: 2009
Grieving is a natural reaction to a major loss. In foster care, grieving can be experienced at different stages of the placement by everyone involved--the birth parents, the child, the foster parents, and members of the foster family. Yet this grief is often denied or hidden. Join Charley Joyce, a Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker in private practice, as he explores the issues surrounding grief and loss.
This course reviews the stages of grief, how the various members in a foster care situation grieve, and tools for regaining a sense of balance and acceptance after a separation. The discussion segment helps the viewer understand the differences between complex grief and normal grief, and when to seek professional help.
At the end of the course, parents will be able to:
Includes: Interactive DVD, discussion guide and reproducible questionnaire on a CD.
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