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Living With Grief
At Work, At School, At Worship

ISBN 9781583910061
Published March 1, 1999 by Routledge
256 Pages

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Book Description

First published in 1999. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.

Table of Contents

Contents: Foreword, Jack D. Gordon. Acknowledgments. Introduction: Where We Grieve, Kenneth J. Doka. A Primer on Loss and Grief, Kenneth J. Doka. Living With Grief: At Work. Grief in the Workplace: Supporting the Grieving Employee, Marcia E. Lattanzi-Licht. Grief in the Law Enforcement Workplace: The Police Experience, Michael Kirby. Grief at Work: New Challenges and New Opportunities, Robert Zucker. Programs That Work: Starbucks Coffee Company. Death in the Military Workplace, Bonnie Carroll. AIDS in the Workplace, Veronica Ryan Coleman. When Caregivers Grieve, Paul R. Brenner. Practical Suggestions: At Work. Living With Grief: At School The Grieving Child in the School Environment, Jennie D. Matthews. School as a Resource for HIV-Affected Children and Youth, Carol Levine and Azadeh Khalili. Programs That Work: Calvary Hospital. The Grieving College Student, Robert L. Wrenn. Practical Suggestions: At School. Living With Grief: At Worship. Ministry at the End of Life, Marilyn Barney. Ritual Responses to Death, Paul E. Irion. Programs That Work: Evergreen Community Hospice. The Religious Community in Times of Loss: Strong, Loving, and Wise. Patrick M. Del Zoppo. Practical Suggestions: At Worship. Living With Grief: At Home. Giving and Receiving: Caregiving Communities, Myra MacPherson. Help During Later Life Spousal Bereavement, Dale A. Lund. If I Am not for Myself: Caring for Yourself as a Caregiver for Those Who Grieve, James E. Miller. Resource Organizations. References.

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"This book, though aimed mainly at those who work in hospices ,is a timely reminder to anyone working with bereaved people that grief is not confined to the home. Each chapter by a different author aims to help hospices become central resources in the community.
Most of the information and examples of the effects of bereavement on workers and students would be well known to anyone trained in bereavement counselling, but the discussion on how schools can be a resource for HIV-affected children, giving models for helpful interventions, could be very useful. The book emphasises the need for plans to be made before a death occurs in the workplace or school and encourages teachers not to underestimate the impact they can have in giving support to a bereaved student. Case studies illustrate the intervention suggested by the authors. These, and the general tone of the writing, can be very moving at times.
Dwaine Steffes, Bereavement Counsellor and Trainer."