Dr. David A. Crenshaw provides important
advice about grief. Available on DVD.
"GRIEF: How to Help Children Feel, Deal & Heal"
provides grief support expert advice to caregivers,
guidance counselors, grief counselors, teachers, parents, grief support
groups, librarians, social workers and professionals in the
hospice/hospital/grieving field. The information in "Grief," in assisting
grieving children during their period of grief is invaluable, practical
and sensitive, and will help these children find closure from the loss
of loved ones. Five years in the making, this 83 minute DVD
is a unique reference resource you will want to have.
"GRIEF: How to Help Children Feel, Deal &
Heal" has been "Highly recommended" ("3 1/2 Stars") by Video Librarian
Magazine, as well as other prominent professionals in the field.
"1. This tape provides valuable advice for
parents in dealing with children's experience of the death of
someone close to them, offering practical suggestions both for
what to say and what to avoid in order to assist them through
the grief process.
2. Teaches us as much about life as about
3. Helps deal with management of feelings
in general as well as specifically about death. Full of insights
around coping with "necessary losses," even if the child has not
experienced an actual death. It is also useful in facing life
changes, such as relocating, a friend's moving away, letting go
of the old, etc.
4. One of its particular strengths is in
exploring normal differences in grieving patterns, with specific
distinctions for young populations. Its sophistication is
further shown in distinguishing normal grieving from complicated
5. Full of usable and common sense
suggestions based on both personal and professional experience.
6. This tape leaves the listener with a
sense of empowerment and hope in moving through the grieving
David Sherwood, Ph.D.
Licensed Clinical Psychologist