Teaching Children About Grief

Ray and his guests discuss how to teach children about coping with trauma and grief. They'll discuss children's reactions to stress and disaster, presentations of death and dying in the media, and how parents and teachers can help kids work through their feelings of confusion when something terrible happens. Join Talk of the Nation for an examination of when, how, and why to teach children about grieving and loss. Guests: Dr. Gerald Deskin Co-Author When Nothing Makes Sense: Disaster, Crisis, and Their Effects on Children (Fairview Press, 1996) Licensed Psychologist Member American Red Cross Mental Health Disaster Team Dr. Greg Steckler Co-Author When Nothing Makes Sense: Disaster, Crisis, and Their Effects on Children (Fairview Press, 1996) Family Therapist Founding Director Halcyon Center for Child Studies, Inc. Los Angeles, CA Listeners call in

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