C475 – Grief and Loss in Children and Families
This course will focus on children and their families’ experience of grief and loss from a developmental and cultural perspective. It will explore the ways children and families grieve and cope with loss and present strategies that may provide support and foster coping. It will help participants better understand how children’s perceptions and behavior in regard to grief and loss might be misunderstood, unacknowledged or overlooked by family members and other adults. It will also explore ways of supporting families including siblings in their grief and/or loss in relation to a child.