Resources

Talking to kids when anticipating a death: As a professional working with a child who is dealing with the death of a loved one, you may feel ill equipped on how to help a grieving child.  You also may be looking for programs in the Puget Sound that provide individual, group or camp experiences specifically for grieving children and teens.  The list of articles and links to other organizations listed below are resources to help you as you companion a child through the grief process.

Camp Comfort Zone

Activities to Use with Grieving Children and Teens – National Alliance for Grieving Children

When there is a Crisis in Your Community – National Alliance for Grieving Children

National Center for School Crisis and Bereavement

Children and Grief – Scholastic

Practices for Parentally Bereaved Children and Their Families- NIH

Grief Webinars for Professionals – Hospice Foundation of America

These are resources translated in Spanish:

Helping Kids After a Death

Talking to kids when anticipating a death

Make your emotions move

Storytelling “That Day”

Emotions Map