Category Archive for: ‘Grief and Loss’

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Talking With Children About Death

By Jenise Harmon, MSW, LISW   A close friend of your child dies unexpectedly in a horrific car crash. An aunt loses her battle with cancer. The beloved cat has to be put to sleep. A parent is diagnosed with a terminal disease. All these are examples of ways children can encounter death for the first time. A child’s first …

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