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Children & grief in counseling: Considerations & intervention ideas


Grief comes in many forms and is often unexpected. Knowing how to support the family unit and the child during the loss of a parent, sibling, or another family member is vital to providing competent care. In this video, I share some considerations for newer therapists who are looking to support families. Remember that just like all other areas, our best way to help families is proper training and supervision.



In this video:

Age-appropriate explanations

Universality

Irreversibility

Non-functionality

Cause of death

Intervention ideas


Resources:

Using nature for working with children:

Stone painting

A tree of feelings

Sesame street


**Please note that the information shared in this video is not a substitute for professional training or supervision** To learn more about my practice: www.hummingbirdcounseling.com meyleen@hummingbirdcounseling.com




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