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Death and the Grieving Process

A Kid’s Guide to Dealing with the Loss of a Pet – Sponsored by Blue Buffalo Co., this is an excellent compilation of resources for parents dealing with the issue of the loss of a beloved family pet.

http://bluebuffalo.com/library/a-kids-guide-to-dealing-with-the-loss-of-a-pet

Children in Pain and Crisis – a brochure from GBOD (United Methodist General Board of Discipleship)

PainAndCrisis

Children’s Books about Death – from The Grown-Up’s Guide to the Best Children’s Books

http://www.best-childrens-books.com/childrens-books-about-death.html

*Dealing with Death from the good folks at Mr. Rogers.  Be sure to click on the “Helpful Hints” tab for some excellent tips.

http://www.fredrogers.org/parents/special-challenges/death.php

*Dealing with Grief from the good folks at Sesame Street.

http://www.sesamestreet.org/parents/topicsandactivities/topics/grief

Guiding Adults in Talking to Children About Death and Attending Services – Concise article from the National Child Traumatic Stress Network.

Talking to Children about Death

Helping Children Cope with Loss, Death and Grief – a flyer from the National Association of School Psychologists (NASP) – an excellent, concise resource that includes developmental stages of grief, helpful tips and behavioral indicators

NASP Grief

When a Loved One Dies – a pamphlet from GBOD (United Methodist General Board of Discipleship)

When-a-Loved-One-Dies

 

* Especially appropriate for young children

 

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