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….
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
This is a great article and resource for anyone who works with children. I remember 3.5 years ago coming home from being out of town and finding out one of my daughter's classmates was killed in a tragic accident. The child was 6 years old. My daughter and this child were friends. The school had… Continue reading Grief In The Classroom: ‘Saying Nothing Says A Lot’ : NPR Ed : NPR — Loss, Grief, Bereavement and Life Transitions Resource Library
Take a look at this blog post-very moving and it should be shared with others..... http://thegrieftoolbox.com/article/whenyourchilddiessuicide My heart goes out to Leah Parsons....to lose a child to suicide-I cannot imagine. As parents we give of ourselves fully to our children and hope with our love and guidance they choose a good path in life. We… Continue reading When Your Child Dies by Suicide
I had the opportunity to attend an excellent conference today put on by Quebec Federation of Home and School Associations, Inc. As I am a member of the Home and School Association at my kid's school, I was made aware of this conference by an email and had the opportunity to attend representing our school. The… Continue reading Brain Matters: Youth, Learning, and Development
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
Teen bullying: why does it sometimes feel as if nothing is being done? Why are there so many teens being teased by their peers? Have things changed so much since I was in high school that the youth of today is under so much more stress, anxiety, and emotional pain? The youth of today is… Continue reading Bullying and Mental Health