`This book is easy to read and the accompanying computer CD of worksheets to print out is particularly useful' - Bereavement Care All children experience loss, often a death or a family separation; sometimes a friend moves away or a pet dies. Loss is the inevitable consequence of the positive experience of attachment. In this beautiful book Tina and Lorna offer teachers a resource that will support their understanding of the process and facilitate a range of activities which: - acknowledge the experience of loss - allow the expression of pain, fear, sadness - present the process as a shared experience - encourage communication - facililate recovery. This range of sensitive, positive and emotionally literate activities can be used in whole class, small group or ...
Chapter Four: Portraits, Poems and Pictures
Portraits, Poems and Pictures
Notes for Teachers, Mentors and Carers
The following 35 worksheets are designed to be used mainly on an individual basis with young children who are in the process of coping with the feelings of loss and separation associated with the death of a loved one. They are not intended to provide a structured course of treatment or therapy, but rather to encourage the child to understand the effects of loss – physical, mental and emotional and to accept that they have a right to mourn and to expect others to support them in the process.
Consequently, the worksheets aim to address some of the fears, emotions and conflicting thoughts and resulting behaviours that the child may be experiencing. Areas covered ...