Part of Me Died, Too


This course offers ways to explain death to children and help them through the death of a parent or sibling. Through the use of art and creative techniques, children and teens can explore their feelings, learn, and cope.


Hours: 1.00


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Course Details

Course Code: REL-HEN-1589
Hours: 1
Type: Online Course
Content Expiration Date: 12/31/2018
Learning Objectives:
Describe the developmental impacts of grief in children, youth and adults.
Describe how to explain death to children including explaining funeral processes.
Identify creative strategies and media to use with children experiencing grief.
Expert Reviewer: Virginia Fry, MA
Virginia Fry is an artist, educator, and counselor, who has specialized in hospice work for more than 30 years. She has worked with thousands of terminally ill patients and their families, created and facilitated many bereavement groups for children and adults, and trained colleagues locally, nationally, and in Germany. Currently, Ginny is the Director of the Hospice & Palliative Care Council of Vermont, and the Bereavement Coordinator of Central Vermont Home Health & Hospice, where she continues her clinical practice. She is also a consultant to the State of Vermont and teaches at four colleges. Ginny is the author of the award-winning book Part Of Me Died Too--Stories of Creative Survival among Bereaved Children and Teenagers. She and her teen bereavement group are also the subject of A Video Essay on Teen Grief. Disclosure: Virginia Fry, MA has declared that no conflict of interest, Relevant Financial Relationship or Relevant Non-Financial Relationship exists.
Target Audience:
The target audience for this course is: entry and intermediate level Nurses; entry and intermediate level Social Workers; in the following settings: Palliative Care, Post-Acute Care.
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Course Delivery Method and Format
Asynchronous/Online Distance Learning; please see certificate details for specifics on delivery format.
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