- After a Loved One Dies — How Children Grieve & How to Support Them (.pdf)
This guide is geared toward parents and family, but others who work with children also might find it useful. Teachers, coaches, childcare providers, and other caring adults can offer better support to a child who has lost a loved one when they understand more about how children grieve.
- The New York Life Foundation
The New York Life Foundation has long been focused on serving children in need. In 2008, the Foundation expanded that focus to include an initiative to help children deal with the loss of a parent, caregiver or sibling and to help parents and other caring adults help children deal with the emotional turmoil that results from the death of a close family member.
- Coalition to Support Grieving Students
The Coalition to Support Grieving Students was convened by the New York Life Foundation, a pioneering advocate for the cause of childhood bereavement, and the National Center for School Crisis and Bereavement, which is led by pediatrician and childhood bereavement expert David J. Schonfeld, M.D. The Coalition created grievingstudents.org, a groundbreaking, practitioner-oriented website designed to provide educators with the information, insights, and practical advice they need to better understand and meet the needs of the millions of grieving kids in America’s classrooms.
- National Child Traumatic Stress Network
The National Child Traumatic Stress Network was established to improve access to care, treatment, and services for traumatized children and adolescents exposed to traumatic events.
- The Dougy Center for Grieving Children and Families
The Dougy Center for Grieving Children and Families The Dougy Center provides support and training locally, nationally, and internationally to individuals and organizations seeking to assist children in grief. They are supported solely through private support from individuals, foundations, and companies.
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