Helping grieving people: when tears are not enough : a handbook for care providers

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2005.
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Helping Grieving People is a training manual for care providers who will provide support and counseling to those grieving death, illness, and other losses. The author addresses grief as it affects a variety of relationships and discusses different intervention and support strategies, always cognizant of individual and cultural differences in the expression and treatment of grief. Jeffreys has established a practical approach to preparing trainee caregivers through three basic tracks: Heart, Head and Hand. The first step, Heart, calls for self discovery, freeing oneself of accumulated loss in order to focus all attention on the griever. Head emphasizes understanding the complex and dynamic phenomena of human grief. Hand stresses the caregiver's actual intervention, and speaks to the appropriate level of skill as well as the various methods of healing available. Following these three motifs, the Handbook discusses the social and cultural contexts of grief as well as its psychological constructs.

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table_of_contents The social and cultural context of grief -- The human grief response : grief and its function -- Loss and death in the family -- The grief of children and adolescents : loss of a parent -- The grief of parents : an upside down world -- Older adult grief -- Chronic illness/disability, terminality, and dying -- Helping grieving people : a continuum of care for healing -- Complications of the human grief process -- Case studies.
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title Helping grieving people when tears are not enough : a handbook for care providers
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title_full Helping grieving people [electronic resource] : when tears are not enough : a handbook for care providers / J. Shep Jeffreys
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