Funeral Arrangements and How Children and Teens Cope with the Death of a Parent

Because everybody grieves differently, understanding one’s pain and how to fix it can be difficult. This is especially true for children and teens after the death of a parent. Special care must be taken to help them come to terms with such a loss.

In this video, Dr. Donna Schuurman, author of “Coming to Terms with the Death of a Parent,” explains that many people mistakenly try to “take pain away” from grieving children by downplaying their loss, which can lead them to withdraw from society and cause social problems in later life. A better approach, she says, is to help them keep their parent’s memory alive. Click on the video to hear more details about this method.

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