Helping Children Cope with Separation and Loss - Revised Edition

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Harvard Common Press, 1994 - Family & Relationships - 232 pages
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A death, a divorce, a loved one's illness, or even a family move is the occasion of grief and despair for a child, and the pain can last for years. Here is compassionate, step-by-step guidance for any concerned adult who wants to help a child talk about, cope with, and recover from a loss. In this revised edition of a bestselling work, Claudia Jewett Jarratt offers warm advice, specific tenchiques, and innovative ideas for helping children overcome the sadness, anger, and anxiety they feel during a difficult time. This is a book for parents and teachers, family and friends, counselors and other professionals - for anyone who cares about children and their well-being.

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Claudia Jewett Jarratt, a nationally known family therapist, has raised ten children, seven of them adopted. She lives in Harvard, Massachusetts.

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