ERIC Number: EJ888403
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2008
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 27
Clinical and Pastoral Issues and Challenges in Working with the Dying and Their Families
Rayburn, Carole A.
ADULTSPAN Journal, v7 n2 p94-108 Fall 2008
How might counseling professionals interact with clients facing their own or a loved one's serious illness or death and help prepare them for this severe stress and loss? Counseling professionals are encouraged to do no harm, be sensitive to beliefs and traditions, use life stories, and help resolve unfinished business.
Descriptors: Counseling Techniques, Counseling Services, Caseworker Approach, Death, Terminal Illness, Coping, Clinical Psychology, Religious Factors, Counseling Psychology, Beliefs, Client Characteristics
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Adult Education
Authoring Institution: N/A