Children & Students
Whether we are parents, grandparents, extended family, friends or educators, helping children and students deal with grief is difficult and heart breaking.
What do we say, how do we comfort, where can I find resources to not only help them but also myself. Below are resources to provide comfort, skills and tools to help children and students deal with death and loss.
Stages of Grief in Children
Explaining Grief to Kids
The Invisible String
I Miss You
When a close friend or family member dies, it can be difficult for children to express their feelings. I Miss You helps boys and girls understand that death...
Helping Children Grieve
Helping Children Grieve is a resource provided by the New York Life Foundation and National Center for School Crisis and Bereavement.
Coalition To Support Grieving Students provides helpful resources for parents, educators, coaches, and those who work with school age children and teens.
Children’s Grief Awareness
The National Alliance for Grieving Children is committed to serving as a catalyst for leading a national movement to educate, advocate and raise awareness about the needs of grieving children, teens and their families.
Grief Talk FAQ
Frequently Asked Questions from Parents/Caregivers Raising Bereaved Children:
Children’s Grief & The Holidays
NAGC Holiday Toolkit: Supporting Grieving Children During the Season of Family