Child and Adolescent Grief Counseling Article on Child Grief and Professionals

Healthcare professionals need to understand the nature and grief of children.   Children grieve differently and need guidance.  Certified Child and Adolescent Grief Counselors can help in this process.

Children grieve differently and professionals need to address that.  Please also review our Child and Adolescent Grief Counseling Program
Children grieve differently and professionals need to address that. Please also review our Child and Adolescent Grief Counseling Program

Some may already be licensed counselors, others may be social workers or health care providers, but a certification in Child and Adolescent Grief Counseling is a useful tool in helping grieving children.

The article, “When Children Grieve: 10 Important Points for Youth Welfare Professionals” by Irene Searles McClatchey looks at important aspects of child grief.  The article states, 

“The following 10 tips for helping grieving children and teens and their caregivers derive from my own practice with bereaved children. I have held healing camps for children and adolescents bereaved of a parent or sibling three to four times a year for the past 24 years. Over this time span it has become evident that children need to have their grief acknowledged and a space to have their feelings listened to.”

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Please also review our Child and Adolescent Grief Counseling program and see if it matches your professional and academic needs.