Grief Resources for Professionals

Grief Resources for Professionals

Guidance and Tools to Navigate Through Grief

Willow House connects you with different types of resources for yourself, friends, family, students, and clients who are grieving.

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Constructing Culturally Sensitive Creative Interventions for Use with Grieving Children and Adolescentsby Page L. Thanasiu, N. Pizza, 

Journal of Creativity in Mental Health

ABSTRACT
A family’s culture dictates not only the established traditions for mourning, but also the ways in which a person may internalize the experience of loss. In addition to viewing death within the context of their family’s culture, children’s understanding of each and experience of grief will also depend upon their level of cognitive development. In this practice-based article, the authors explore developmental and cultural considerations for mental health practitioners counseling children and adolescents who are navigating the grieving process. After detailing steps for enhancing cultural sensitivity, two case studies are printed that describe various ways to utilize culture-specific knowledge when creating developmentally appropriate interventions… READ MORE

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Explore these resources and educational materials for mental health and school professionals. These resources can benefit all ages who are grieving and all types of loss.

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