This guide gives you a clear plan on how to help your student or client through the grief process. Through gentle, soothing activities, they will learn strategies for understanding the life-changing event they are experiencing and for moving forward with hope. Session topics such as choosing members of their support network, identifying characteristics of the grief process, closure through artistic expression, and envisioning a hopeful future are taught over six sessions. This grief counseling guide is written for individual counseling but can be easily modified to use with groups, too. Each session is presented in a clear, chronological manner that directs the counselor each step of the way with simple activities and questions. 41 pages. Appropriate for ages 8-18.
If you order this resource, you will receive:
-Sessions guide with six weekly one hour sessions
-Recommendations guide for facilitating best practice grief individual counseling where students learn strategies for lasting relief
-Parent permission letter
-Inventories and evaluations to elicit student info/progress
-Questions and activities to accompany a grief-themed picture book (book not included but a list of titles is included)
-Templates for session notes
-Templates and instructions for collecting counseling data
-Additional session activities and more!