End-of-Life, Grief/Grieving/Bereavement, Humanity, Social Work/Helping Profession/Mental Health

Imagine being a parent that has lost a child to death….

Imagine being a parent that has lost a child to death.... Read this blog post, Why We Will Never Get Over It. Bereaved parents feel judged as people assume at some point their grief is done, or they have been grieving too long or the sadness or depression is too much. Parents who have had… Continue reading Imagine being a parent that has lost a child to death….

End-of-Life, Grief/Grieving/Bereavement, Social Work/Helping Profession/Mental Health

Grief, Anxiety, and Panic Attacks | Gary Roe — Loss, Grief, Bereavement and Life Transitions Resource Library

I cannot imagine one of my kids dying. The pain, the loss, the anger, the realization that they are no longer here. I can imagine the grief and grieving though. I have been exposed to death for many years and have had many extended family members die, along with clients. I am a social worker/case… Continue reading Grief, Anxiety, and Panic Attacks | Gary Roe — Loss, Grief, Bereavement and Life Transitions Resource Library

Education, End-of-Life, Humanity, Social Work/Helping Profession/Mental Health

When the greatest of tragedies strikes, how do you keep going?

That is a very difficult question; Do you know the answer? I do not...because the answer will be different for each person. What is a tragedy? Job loss, homelessness, fire, car accident, tropical storm, ice storm, a pet dying, a family member dying, abuse-whether physical, mental, emotional, sexual or financial...the list goes on and on.… Continue reading When the greatest of tragedies strikes, how do you keep going?

Education, Humanity, Social Work/Helping Profession/Mental Health

Teen suicides eclipse homicides, and smartphone use could play a role – Business Insider — Loss, Grief, Bereavement and Life Transitions Resource Library

This article worries me. As a mom with a teenager, I am super involved in my kids lives, show interest, ask questions, encourage their friends to come over and limit the electronic use. I insist on eating dinner together as much as possible, family movie night, and time alone with each of my kids. Conversations… Continue reading Teen suicides eclipse homicides, and smartphone use could play a role – Business Insider — Loss, Grief, Bereavement and Life Transitions Resource Library

Education, Humanity, Social Work/Helping Profession/Mental Health

Want to boost your creativity and be a better collaborator? Think about why the sky is blue — ideas.ted.com

We all should get in touch with our inner child! Go play with your kids and grandchildren. Run through the sprinkler, laugh, see life as fun instead of chore and work oriented.....Great advice!   Stretch your mind and strengthen your relationships with this simple exercise borrowed from schoolkids. Education innovator Sugata Mitra shows how. It’s… Continue reading Want to boost your creativity and be a better collaborator? Think about why the sky is blue — ideas.ted.com

Healthcare, ICU

Should parents be accompanying their children?

Hola a tod@s, my dear friends. Your opinion is important, and we need to listen you. Only one thing is necessary: you want to share. Anyone can comment, you don't have to be a health care professional. From the Pediatric ICU of the Hospital 12 de Octubre, a group of healthcare professionals including auxiliar (Rafaela… Continue reading Should parents be accompanying their children?

Grief/Grieving/Bereavement, News

Grief in Children

Grief in Children 1 Rea L. Ginsberg, LCSW-C, ACSW, BCD- Guest Blogger In the case of childhood bereavement, the death of a parent, the term “bereaved caregiver” no longer applies.  The tables are turned.  The child is indeed bereaved, but he himself is in need of a caregiver. It seems senseless to debate which types… Continue reading Grief in Children