Author(s): WOLFELT ALAN D
Addressing the significant loss that divorce represents for children, this care-giving companion makes it possible for adults to guide them through the natural grief that accompanies the experience. Contending that children can continue to thrive if they are shown the way, this sensitive guide provides 100 practical suggestions for supporting them. Aimed at assisting a wide range of adults, the methods presented are ideal not just for parents but for grandparents, teachers, day care workers, counsellors, and even coaches who care for and about kids. Enabling grownups with down-to-earth tips, this handbook is essential for helping sons and daughters navigate the inevitable array of confusing thoughts and feelings.
Alan D. Wolfelt, PhD is the director of the Center for Loss and Life Transition. He is the author of Healing Your Grieving Heart, The Journey Through Grief, and Understanding Your Grief. He lives in Fort Collins, Colorado.
Raelynn Maloney, PhD is an author, an educator, and a practicing psychologist. She provides consultation and education on various topics related to grief and caregiving to hospitals and procurement agencies throughout North America. She lives in Littleton, Colorado.