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Young People, Bereavement and Loss

Young People, Bereavement and Loss

Disruptive Transitions?

Jane Ribbens McCarthy with Julie Jessop

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This book reviews what we know about young people and bereavement. It asserts that experiencing bereavement is in fact a part of growing up and outlines how to respond appropriately when supporting young people.
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Paperback / softback
2005, 9.65in x 6.69in / 245mm x 170mm, 96pp
ISBN: 9781904787457

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2005, PDF, 96pp
ISBN: 9781907969829
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This book examines what we know about young people, bereavement and loss. It includes case studies and other evidence of how young people discuss their experiences of bereavement; the theoretical history of research into bereavement and young people; the evidence of bereavement as a 'risk factor' in the lives of young people; the social and cultural contexts of bereavement, and approaches to education and intervention. It considers the implications for policy-makers and practitioners developing best procedures and practice for working with bereaved young people.

This book will help those involved with working with young people - across the broad range of mainstream as well as specialist services - to respond imaginatively and rigorously to this issue in young people's lives.