GRIEF RESOURCES - BOOKS FOR SPECIAL NEEDS
A DECEMBERED GRIEF
Living With Loss While Others Are Celebrating
Harold Ivan Smith and Alan D. Wolfelt
With keen perception this book provides illustrations and insights for those with fresh grief facing grief-impacted holidays. Written from a Christian perspective.
THE GRIEVING TEEN
A Guide for Teenagers and Their Friends
This book discusses in detail the emotional impact of bereavement on young men and women who are simultaneously struggling through the difficult transition from childhood to adulthood. Also covered are changes in family relationship and friendships, problems in school, and "survivor’s guilt."
GUIDING YOUR CHILD THROUGH GRIEF
Mary Ann Emswiler and James P. Emswiler
Based on their experiences as counselors – and as parents of grieving children – the authors help take away uncertainty and helpless feels that parents commonly feel as they reach out to their children who mourn. Specific advice is given. Highly recommended.
HELPING THE BEREAVED CHILD
Grief Gardening, Growth Through Grief, and Other Touchstones for Caregivers
Alan D. Wolfelt
Practical guidelines and insights are offered on how a grieving child thinks, feels, and mourns; what makes each child’s grief unique; how the bereaved child heals; helping grieving children at school; helping the grieving adolescent; and self-care for the child’s caregiver.
I WASN’T READY TO SAY GOODBYE
Noel Brook & Pamela Blair
Easily related to by anyone struggling to cope with the sudden death of a loved one. It is thoughtful, thorough, and intensely meaningful.
MEDITATION MADE EASY
An Introduction to the Basics of the Ancient Art of Meditation
A comprehensive book that helps you overcome meditation obstacles and gets you started with meditation that will become both natural and vital.
NEW COMPLETE DO-IT-YOURSELF MANUAL
By Reader’s Digest
Here is a comprehensive, up to date, over five hundred page resource for do-it-yourself projects. There are 4,000 illustrations.
NO TIME FOR GOODBYES
Coping with Sorrow, Anger, and Injustice After a Tragic Death
Janice Harris Lord
This book is devoted to the unique grief suffered by the families and friends of persons killed suddenly and violently. It provides self-affirming skills of emotional expression that will help get survivors well again.
WHAT COLOR IS YOUR PARACHUTE?
A Practical Manual for Job-Hunters and Career-Changers
Richard N. Bolles
For nearly thirty years this book, revised every year, has been the guiding light for those in pursuit of satisfying and fulfilling employment.
THE WIDOW’S RESOURCE
How to Solve the Financial and Legal Problems That Occur Within the First Six to Nine Months of Your Husband’s Death
Julie A. Calligaro
In addition to the help mentioned above, this book contains sample letters and "To-Do-List" on perforated pages that tear out for easy use.
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