Grief Library

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Brought to you by the Center for Loss and Life Transition – Alan Wolfelt, Ph.D., Director

COVID-19 articles from Dr. Alan Wolfelt

For and About Grieving Children and Teenagers

Children and teenagers have special needs following the death of a friend or family member. The following articles provide wonderful insight in helping children and teens understand and express their grief.

Finding the Right Words: Guidelines on how to talk to grieving children about death
How to Talk to the Children and Teens in Your Life About the Newtown, CT Tragedy
Helping Infants and Toddlers Cope with Grief
Helping Children Cope With Grief
Helping Children with Funerals
Helping Teenagers Cope with Grief