Bereavement

Websites:

GrievingStudents.org A database of fact sheets, advice and videos for teachers and school leaders. The materials were produced by the Coalition to Support Grieving Students, a group including 10 national organizations that represent teachers, school administrators and support staff.

National Alliance for Grieving Children (NAGC)
Promotes awareness of the needs of children and teens grieving a death and provides education and resources for anyone who wants to support them.

Compassionate Friends
Assists families toward the positive resolution of grief following the death of a child of any age, and to provide information to help others be supportive.

Bereaved Parents of the USA
A national non-profit self-help group that offers support, especially to the newly bereaved, be they bereaved parents, grandparents, or siblings, struggling to rebuild their lives after loss.  Local support group information can be found on the main website.

New York Life Foundation – A Child In Grief
This website is a valuable collection of stories and resources.

National Students of AMF Support Network
AMF is a nonprofit organization dedicated to supporting college students grieving the illness or death of a loved one. The organization accomplishes its mission by creating Students of AMF chapters on college campuses nationwide.

http://www.dougy.org/ The Dougy Center provides support in a safe place where children, teens, young adults, and their families grieving a death can share their experiences.

http://www.sesamestreet.org/parents/topicsandactivities/toolkits/tlc/griefresources    Sesame Street Grief Resources

Activities for Children:

Helping Bereaved Children: 20 Activities for Processing Grief

A Compilation of Grief Activities for Individuals and Groups

Tokens:

Memory box

Pin

Hair lock

Ink and/or model magic hand prints

Smallprints Jewelry

Stones with words engraved

A packet of seeds

Votive candles with the poem The Light

Beads of Courage Bereavement

Next Gen Memorials

Books:

For Educators:

For Children:

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