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When All the Friends Have Gone

A Guide for Aftercare Providers, 1st Edition

By Duane O. Weeks, Catherine Johnson


272 pages

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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



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


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



About the Series

Death, Value and Meaning Series

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Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
PSYCHOLOGY / Mental Health