The series was created as the result of listening to grieving families talk about the themes that would be most beneficial to them. Additionally, professionals have indicated a need for these types of materials.
The series of reference tools now available at no cost in print and
online include the following topics:
-- Saying Goodbye: Preparing a Child for a Funeral or Cremation
-- Responding to Children in Grief and the Questions They Ask
-- Questions Grieving Children Ask
-- The Grief of Preschoolers and the Questions They Ask
-- Questions Grieving Teens Ask
-- The Grieving Child in the Classroom
-- Is There Anything I Can Do? (for teens)
-- Is There Anything I Can Do? (for adults)
-- Caring for Yourself as You Care for Your Grieving Child
-- Coping with Grief at the Holidays
-- Telling the Children: Talking with a Child When a Parent Is Diagnosed
with a Terminal Illness
-- Creating Connections When a Parent Is Diagnosed with a Terminal Illness
To secure copies of any of the print publications, visit the Highmark Caring Place online at http://www.highmarkcaringplace.com or call 1-888-224-HOPE (4673).
In addition to the print pieces, the Highmark Caring Place offers peer support groups and referral services for children and their families who are coping with the death of a loved one.
At three Caring Place locations in Pennsylvania - in Pittsburgh, Erie
and Lemoyne (Cumberland County) - programs and services are offered at no
cost. The Caring Place is a signature partner of Highmark Healthy High 5,
an initiative of
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