This comprehensive resource provides developmentally appropriate interventions for counseling children and adolescents who have experienced a wide range of grief and loss, including secondary and intangible losses such as moving or divorce. The book synthesizes current research and best-practice approaches for counseling youth. It provides a method for assessing individual needs and offers guidelines for selecting appropriate counseling strategies.
Play Therapy Primary Areas:
Seminal / Historically Significant Theories
Skills and Methods
Identify the multiple and varied losses experienced by children and adolescents.
Identify cognitive, emotional and behavioral responses to loss in children and adolescents.
Explain the secondary and intangible losses experienced by children and adolescents.
Select healing interventions that are well suited to the developmental and cultural status of children and adolescents who are grieving or have experienced loss.
Deconstruct primary losses so that secondary and intangible losses can be addressed in counseling.