Finding the Words

SKU: ISBN-189-7


Finding the Words by Alan D. Wolfelt, PH D., C.T. - The book is about how to talk with children and teens about death, suicide, funerals, homicide, cremation, and other end-of-life matters. This practical and compassionate handbook includes dozens of suggested phrases to use with preschoolers, school-agers, and teenagers as you explain death of a parent, a sibling, a grandparent, or a pet. Other chapters include possible words and ideas to draw on when you are talking to kids about a death by suicide, homicide, or terminal illness. At times grown-ups must also have very difficult conversations with dying children; this book offers guidance. A final chapter discusses how to talk with kids about funerals, burial, and cremation. 138 pages soft cover.