Divorced But Still My Parents: A Helping-Book about Divorce for Children and Parents

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Springboard Publications, Dec 1, 1997 - Family & Relationships - 86 pages
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Divorced But Still My Parents is a textbook, workbook and storybook for children ages six through twelve. Based on the grief recovery model, this guide gently encourages boys and girls to understand the feelings caused by the parents' separation, and gives them specific strategies to cope. Parents can read Divorced But Still My Parents along with their children, and support the acceptance of changes in the family structure. Instructors in childrens' groups recommend Divorced But Still My Parents as an invaluable textbook for children.

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User Review  - SadieCooney - LibraryThing

This book is an interactive way to help children cope with divorce. It gives insight to real life situations from children. The perspective is that of a child whose parents are getting a divorce. The ... Read full review

Contents

What is a Family?
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Kristens Story Part I A World Turned Around
14
Kristens Story Part 2 Anger and Other Bad Feelings
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Copyright

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About the author (1997)

Shirley Thomas, PhD, is a psychologist in Colorado who has helped thousands of parents and children cope with divorce and separation. In addition to writing three educational books, she has developed classes and programs to help moms and dads restructure the separated family. Dr. Thomas regularly serves as a court appointed mediator or evaluator, and works in the community to promote cooperative parenting after separation. She speaks at local and national conferences, encouraging professionals and parents to put the needs of the children first.

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