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A Healing Place: Help Your Child Find Hope and Happiness After the Loss of aLoved One

Authors: Kelly, John & Atwood, Kathryn
Publisher: Penguin Publishing Group
BISAC/Subject: PSY006000, SEL010000, FAM014000
ISBN: 9781101151068, Related ISBNs: 0399535047, 1101151064, 9780399535048, 9781101151068
Classification: Non-Fiction
Number of pages: 224,
Audience: General/trade
Synopsis: Real-world advice for caregivers of grieving children?from the founder of the nationally acclaimed, non-profit organization Kate?s Club.

Kate?s Club is dedicated to empowering children and teens who have lost loved ones. Based on its founder?s down-to-earth philosophy on how to handle grief, A Healing Place aims to help parents cope with the realities and daily struggles grieving children face in a forthright, compassionate manner.

The book is written from Kate?s own personal experiences after having lost, at the age of 12, her mother to breast cancer, as well as featuring experiences of the many families she has encountered through Kate?s Club. Chapter topics include:

? Embracing, not erasing memories
? Giving the child a voice
? How caregivers can be strong role models
? Handling transitions and traditions
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