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How to Help a Grieving Child Cope With Loss

The following resources are available for parents to use to have conversations with their children about the grieving process and coping with loss.

The Dougy Center (National Center for Grieving Children and Families)

How to Help a Grieving Child

Talking with Children About Tragic Events

National Association of School Psychologists

Addressing Grief

Helping Children Cope with Loss, Death, and Grief

National Alliance for Grieving Children

10 Ways to Help a Grieving Child

Talking to Kids about Death and Dying (video)

Riverside Trauma Center

Understanding the Grief of Children

Books for Children on Understanding Death and Dying

Normal/Expected Reactions to Death

Tips on Coping:  How we React to Death

Talking with Your Children About Traumatic Events