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ERIC Number: ED439343
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1997-May
Pages: 7
Abstractor: N/A
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The Challenge of Grief: Counseling the Survivors.
Strong, Winifred; Honer, Mary
This paper focuses on the stress and struggles faced by survivors, following physical and/or emotional loss. It explains how counselors must be prepared to assist when grief strikes the nation, the classroom, or the individual. Each incident carries its own uniqueness and must be dealt with in light of the victim's personal need and their belief system. The paper includes several objectives, and lists of information follow each objective. It provides counselors with information that will assist them in recognizing symptomatic behaviors common to bereavement and loss, such as the stages of grief and the colors of grief. Counselors will have the opportunity to discuss some common myths about grief. They will also review intervention strategies and activities when counseling those experiencing grief and loss. Strategies are listed for helping those coping with grief. It includes suggested activities for grief groups. Names and addresses of several resources are included for further information on grief and loss. (JDM)
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom; Speeches/Meeting Papers
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
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