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

Shared via Penny Knapp – When a Child Dies by Suicide – Richmond Family Magazine — Loss, Grief, Bereavement and Life Transitions Resource Library

This is an important article that should be shared with all parents, teachers, and individuals who work with youth...   Source: When a Child Dies by Suicide – Richmond Family Magazine via Shared via Penny Knapp – When a Child Dies by Suicide – Richmond Family Magazine — Loss, Grief, Bereavement and Life Transitions Resource Library

Healthcare, ICU

The Iatroref Study: Caring, the Healthcare providers to care patients

Research studies focusing on the critical patient safety are increasing. The flaws in the system and human factors are the main cause of adverse events. The complexity of the factors that contribute to health care risk required to deep through its analysis, in order to establish strategies for improvement in one of the key of… Continue reading The Iatroref Study: Caring, the Healthcare providers to care patients

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

Excerpt from: Journey’s End

Journey’s End: Death, Dying, and the End of Life  by Victoria Brewster, MSW and Julie Saeger Nierenberg, MA Ed This article is an excerpt from the upcoming book: Journey's End: Death, Dying, and the End of Life, written, compiled, and edited by Victoria Brewster, MSW and Julie Saeger Nierenberg, MA Ed with an anticipated release… Continue reading Excerpt from: Journey’s End

Grief/Grieving/Bereavement, News, Social Work/Helping Profession/Mental Health

DSM-5: Bereavement and Depression

by Victoria Brewster, MSW Thanks to LinkedIn, I came across an article on Grief/Bereavement and Depression in the NY Times. As a professional with an MSW, this article causes me to pause and to express concern. Grief/Bereavement is normal after the death of a loved one. As one who works with older adults, I have… Continue reading DSM-5: Bereavement and Depression

Aging/Gerontology, Health Conditions/Diseases, News

Depression and Dementia

I came across this article from an Aging newsletter I receive. WebMD states in an article from December 31, 2012 that: "Now, a new study suggests that rather than being a cause of memory decline, depression in older people may be an early symptom of dementia." This makes one pause and think. The article further… Continue reading Depression and Dementia