Grief and Loss: Theories and Skills for the Helping Professions VitalSource eText (2e) : 9780205977031

Grief and Loss: Theories and Skills for the Helping Professions VitalSource eText (2e)

 
Edition
 
2
ISBN
 
9780205977031
ISBN 10
 
0205977030
Published
 
23/07/2013
Published by
 
Pearson Higher Ed USA
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Provides a variety of case examples applying theory to practice when working with those dealing with grief and loss.

Grief and Loss: Theories and Skills for the Helping Professions, 2/e, allows readers to see how essential theories and skills will enhance their own practice. They will gain the core knowledge and skills needed to work with individuals, families, groups, and communities who are experiencing loss and the grief that accompanies it

Culture, spirituality, age, gender and other factors that influence grief reactions are discussed, helping readers understand and work with diverse populations. Individual and programmatic responses to grieving people are also included. Each chapter contains exercises that encourage readers to apply the concepts learned and MySocialWorkLab includes a variety of Internet resources and supplemental learning tools.

Table of contents
Chapter 1: Introduction to Grief and Loss
Chapter 2: Symbolic Loss
Chapter 3: Self Preparation and Training for Professionals
Chapter 4: Childhood and Adolescence
Chapter 5: Young and Middle Adulthood
Chapter 6: Older Adulthood
Chapter 7: Normal and Complicated Grief
Chapter 8: Culture and Spirituality
Chapter 9: Anticipatory Grief in End of Life Care
Chapter 10: What Can We Do to Help Grieving Individuals and Families?
Chapter 11: Helping Groups and Organizations Cope with Grief
Chapter 12: Communities and Traumatic Grief
Chapter 13: Professional Resilience: Sustaining Hope, Helpfulness and Competence in Working With Grief
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