Understanding & Helping the Grieving Child
Here is a fantastic resource from Providence: Safe Crossings. We highly recommend reading the entire packet. It discusses how to talk to your child about loss and common reactions you'll experience with your child, among other great information.
Our Treehouse Resources & Support
Our TreeHouse serves as a loving, healing community for children, youth, and families to grieve. Through peer support groups, provision of school-based support, and referrals to other community resources, we strive to ensure that grief has a place.
Here are just a few of the resources Our TreeHouse is offering for elementary-aged students and their families:
For a list of more resources and supports offered during COVID-19, you can visit their webpage here.
Books To Read With Your Child
The Invisible String
The Memory Box
One Wave At A Time
The Goodbye Book
When Dinosaurs Die
The Fall of Freddie the Leafe
No Matter What
My Many Colored Days
Books For You
Helping Children Cope with the Loss of a Loved One
By William C. Kroen
When Children Grieve
By John W. James, Russell Friedman, & Leslie Matthews
A Parent's Guide to Raising Grieving Children
By Phyllis R. Silverman & Madelyn Kelly