Supporting Children and Adolescents in Death, Dying, and Bereavement

Green Clock Hours: 1.50 - 1.75

This course will educate the healthcare professional on supporting children and adolescents as they face the death of a loved one. Developmentally appropriate education, support, and preparation for what to expect before, during, and after death is crucial for the coping of these children. Grieving begins before death, so ways to involve children with their dying loved one as well as supporting anticipatory grief will be discussed. This course also provides strategies for preparing for and supporting a child during the funeral. Developmental grief reactions and ways to support children and adolescents in their grief will be shared. Creative interventions which allow for emotional expression and coping with grief will also be discussed. Case examples throughout this presentation will demonstrate how this information is applicable and pertinent to the support of grieving children.

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Course Description

This course will educate the healthcare professional on supporting children and adolescents as they face the death of a loved one. Developmentally appropriate education, support, and preparation for what to expect before, during, and after death is crucial for the coping of these children. Grieving begins before death, so ways to involve children with their dying loved one as well as supporting anticipatory grief will be discussed. This course also provides strategies for preparing for and supporting a child during the funeral. Developmental grief reactions and ways to support children and adolescents in their grief will be shared. Creative interventions which allow for emotional expression and coping with grief will also be discussed. Case examples throughout this presentation will demonstrate how this information is applicable and pertinent to the support of grieving children.

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