1st Edition

When All the Friends Have Gone
A Guide for Aftercare Providers





ISBN 9780895039569
Published April 1, 2000 by Routledge
272 Pages

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Book Description

This volume is a collection of writings from pioneers who have created aftercare programs. The perspectives they offer are wide - from the practical how-to's in developing a program to the more personal stories that enlighten the reader on the motivation behind those who founded the programs. The chapters include information on funeral home based programs as well as those based in schools, hospitals and the military.

Table of Contents

Introduction

SECTION 1—FUNERAL HOME AFTERCARE
 Chapter 1—How to Develop a Successful Aftercare Program Catherine Johnson and O. Duane Weeks
 Chapter 2—Defining the Essence of Aftercare Lyn Miletich
 Chapter 3—Legal Concerns and Strategies in Aftercare Development for the Funeral Professional Stephen R. Rocco
 Chapter 4—Aftercare Programs and Ethical Awareness: A First Step in Quality Care for the Bereaved Robert Bendiksen
 Chapter 5—Multicultural Aftercare Issues LaVone V. Hazell
 Chapter 6—Aftercare is Old Fashioned Caring Darcie D. Sims and Sherry L. Williams
 Chapter 7—Intentional Aftercare: After All, It's All Aftercare Richard J. Paul
 Chapter 8—Finding "Fire and Joy" in Your Work—An Autobiographical Perspective Paul V. Johnson
 Chapter 9—Aftercare: Past, Present, and Where Do We Go From Here? Vicki Lensing

SECTION 2—AFTERCARE IN OTHER VENUES
 Chapter 10—Aftercare and the Schools Robert G. Stevenson
 Chapter 11—My Journey to the Dougy Center Beverly J. Chappell
 Chapter 12—A Hospital-Based Grief Support Center: The Nuts and Bolts of Development Ben Wolfe
 Chapter 13—How the Military Family Copes With a Death Bonnie Carroll

SECTION 3—General Aftercare Issues
 Chapter 14—Ritualistic Downsizing and the Need for Aftercare O. Duane Weeks
 Chapter 15— The Aftercare Worker and Support Group Facilitation Alice Parsons Zulli
 Chapter 16—Visions of Aftercare in the New Millennium: Who Needs It? Ronald K. Barrett
 Chapter 17—How to Care for Yourself While You Care for Bereaved Families Alan D. Wolfelt

Contributors

Index 

 

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