Working with Grieving Children After Violent Death: A Guidebook for Crime Victim Assistance Professionals
NATIONAL ORGANIZATION FOR VICTIM ASSISTANCEÂ®
Marlene A. Young, Ph.D., J.D.
Working with Grieving Children After Violent Death:
A Guidebook for Crime Victim Assistance Professionals
Table of Contents
- I. Introduction
- II. Background
- III. Preparation of the Caregiver
- IV. The Grieving Child
- V. Interventions for Grieving Children
- VI. Protocols for Working With Grieving Children
- Appendix I: Trauma and Violence
- Appendix II: Dirge Without Music
- Appendix III: Worksheet: Fears About
- Appendix IV: Worksheet: Fear Action
- Appendix V: (Excerpt) Anger: The Misunderstood Emotion
- Appendix VI: Worksheet: Anger
- Appendix VII: Worksheet: Anger Action
- Appendix VIII: (Excerpt) Giving Sorrow Words
- Childrens Books About Death
- Form for Evaluating Guidebook
Shelley was eight years old and Bobby was two when their mother was shot and killed by their father before he killed himself.
Vanessa was fourteen when she was stabbed and killed by an older teenage boy in her school yard. Her friends were witnesses.
Kenny was six when his older brother Mason was killed along with three other kids in a drunk driving crash. Time stopped for them all when violent death tore their young lives apart in a pain that will live forever.