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Module 4Lack of knowledge about the grief process - age old wisdom


Bowlby, J. Processes of mourning. International Journal of Psycho-Analysis. 42:317-40, 1961 Jul-Oct.

Bowlby J. & Parkes C.M. (1970) Separation and Loss within the Family. In The Child in His Family (Anthony E.J. ed.) Whiley, New York, pp. 197–216.

Worden, J. William & Worden, J. William 2003 Grief counselling and grief therapy : a handbook for the mental health practitioner / J. William Worden Brunner-Routledge, Hove, East Sussex


Miller, S. (2002). Finding hope when a child dies: What other cultures can teach us. New York: Simon and Schuster.


The content of this module is based on the training curriculum “Health Care Professionals’ Guide to Bereavement Support” developed by the SIDS Program Support Center at First Candle.

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