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Creative Interventions for Bereaved Children

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Edition:
1st
ISBN13:

9780968519929

ISBN10:
096851992X
Format:
Paperback
Pub. Date:
7/1/2006
Publisher(s):
Champion Pr

Summary

A uniquely creative compilation of activities to help bereaved children express feelings of grief, diffuse traumatic reminders, address self-blame, commemorate the deceased, and learn coping strategies. Includes special activities for children dealing with the suicide or murder of a loved one. It covers a theoretical overview for practitioners, tips for caregivers and schools, and a ten-week curriculum for use in therapy or support groups. An invaluable resource for grief counselors, group facilitators, and school personnel.

Author Biography

Liana Lowenstein, MSW, is an author, international workshop presenter, and clinician specializing in treating children with a variety of emotional difficulties. She received her Bachelor of Social Work from the University of Western Ontario, and her Masters Degree in Social Work from the University of Toronto. She currently sees children of all ages in private practice and provides clinical supervision and consultation to mental health practitioners. She has a reputation as a dynamic workshop leader and has presented trainings across North America and abroad. She is the author of numerous publications including the books, Paper Dolls & Paper Airplanes: Therapeutic Exercises for Sexually Traumatized Children (Crisci, Lay, and Lowenstein, 1997), Creative Interventions for Troubled Children & Youth (1999), and More Creative Interventions for Troubled Children & Youth (2002). Her newest books are Creative Interventions for Children of Divorce (2006), and Creative Interventions for Bereaved Children (2006).


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