Cove Blog

Sunday
Jul012012

Teens and Loss: Riley, Loss of Brother to Suicide

The video Teens and Loss, A Journey to Hope was produced by P.O.R.T. (Pediatric Oncology Resource Team) Helen DeVos Children's Hospital, to educate professionals as well as the general public about the effect of profound loss on teenagers.

Saturday
Jun302012

Talking to Kids About Death - Part 3

 

The death of a loved one is difficult for anyone. Children and teens often need guidance when coping with their grief. Depending on their developmental stage, they might have difficulty understanding what "death" means and how it impacts their lives. For this video, Thomas Matthews, MD, child and adolescent psychiatrist at Clarity Child Guidance Center, addresses the following: what kids understand about death at different ages, how you can help kids cope with loss, and audience questions. This 3-part series was recorded at a community presentation on November 12, 2010.

Saturday
Jun302012

Talking to Kids About Death - Part 2

The death of a loved one is difficult for anyone. Children and teens often need guidance when coping with their grief. Depending on their developmental stage, they might have difficulty understanding what "death" means and how it impacts their lives. For this video, Thomas Matthews, MD, child and adolescent psychiatrist at Clarity Child Guidance Center, addresses the following: changes in family dynamic, different family styles for dealing with loss, what kids understand about death at different ages, and how you can help kids cope with loss. This 3-part series was recorded at a community presentation on November 12, 2010.

Saturday
Jun302012

Talking to Kids About Death - Part 1

The death of a loved one is difficult for anyone. Children and teens often need guidance when coping with their grief. Depending on their developmental stage, they might have difficulty understanding what "death" means and how it impacts their lives. For this video, Thomas Matthews, MD, child and adolescent psychiatrist at Clarity Child Guidance Center, addresses the following: the role of vocabulary and the use of art to communicate feelings, how parents impact how children cope with loss, understanding the role of development, definitions of loss, and Kuble-Ross Stages of Loss. This 3-part series was recorded at a community presentation on November 12, 2010.

Saturday
Jun302012

Child grief experts share their wisdom

Child grief experts Leslie Delp, MA (Founder & Bereavement Specialist at Olivia's House in York, PA) and Emilio Parga, MA (Founder & Executive Director of the Solace Tree in Reno, NV) shared their wisdom at a forum on understanding grief through the eyes of a child.