The experience of loss and death and subsequent grief reactions in early childhood, including developmental and other influencing factors, are discussed in this course. Research and models are presented to provide a practical, guided approach to helping children cope with grief.
Course created on January 2, 2023
- After this course, participants will be able to describe a young child’s understanding of loss and death and expected grief reactions.
- After this course, participants will be able to describe the influence of developmental level, reactivation, and the type of loss experienced.
- After this course, participants will be able to identify how to support children as guided by the Harvard Bereavement Study, the Dual Process Model, and the reconciliation needs of grieving children.
|5-10 Minutes||Loss & Grief|
|10-30 Minutes||Understanding of Loss and Death and Grief Reactions|
|30-50 Minutes||Helping Children Cope|
|50-60 Minutes||Resources and Summary|
DSW, MSSA, LSW, CT
Dr. Tami Micsky is an Assistant Professor and Program Director in the Department of Social Work at Slippery Rock University in Pennsylvania. She is a Contributing Faculty in the MSW program at Walden University. Dr. Micsky is a Licensed Social Worker and Certified Thanatologist, who has been working with children, teens, and young adults for over twenty-five years. She received her BSW from Edinboro University of Pennsylvania, her MSSA from Case Western Reserve University, and a DSW from Millersville & Kutztown Universities. Dr. Micsky’s research interests include loss and grief, self-care and wellness in social work and higher education, and distance learning.
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