Walking Through Uncharted Territory: The Challenges of Grieving Young Adults
Join Highmark Caring Place on February 3, 2021 at 2:00 PM EST for,
"Walking Through Uncharted Territory: The Challenges of Grieving Young Adults,"
which is a part of the FREE Grief Talks Webinar Series.
The transition from adolescence to young adulthood is inherently a time of change
and uncertainty, and this can be amplified when the death of a loved one occurs during
this significant passage. This webinar will describe the issues unique to grieving young
adults and explore ways of supporting young adults during times of grief, including
the importance of connecting them with supportive peers.
You can register directly at https://bit.ly/grieftalkyoungadult
3 Tips for Talking to Children, Adolescents, and Teens about Traumatic Grief
When it comes to talking with adolescents and teens about the loss of a loved one,
many adults are unsure what and how much to say. This webinar explores how to
communicate with adolescents and teens about death and loss in an age appropriate manner.
It also covers normal grief responses among adolescent and teens and
identify red flags that may indicate maladaptive grief.
Watch the FREE replay at: https://tinyurl.com/3tipstraumaticgrief
Grief Out Loud Podcast - Episode 152: Teenage Grief Sucks
When Natalie's dad died suddenly at the start of her freshman year of high school, she searched, but couldn't find what she most needed: a resource written for and by other grieving teens. She decided to create one launching the website Teenage Grief Sucks in March 2020 which serves as a platform for articles ranging from what it's like to go to driving school when you're grieving to tips for how teens can support their grieving friends.
In episode #152 of The Dougy Center's podcast, "Grief Out Loud," host Jana DeCristofaro talks
with Natalie about the teenage grief experience. Listen to episode #152 at
Check out Natalie's website at https://www.teenagegriefsucks.com/
What This Kid Wants Adults to Know About Grief
Author, children’s grief advocate, and fourth-grader Bryce Fields gives voice to grieving children with his
new book, “What This Kid Wants Adults to Know About Grief,” a guidebook for adults who are caring for
“little hurting hearts.” The book contains candid insights and an array of talking points to open up a
dialogue between adults and kids so that the care and healing process can be more collaborative.
Get the book at http://thiskidsgrief.com/
(Not an affiliate, I'm just a fan.)
FREE PDF downloads on the following topics are also available, including a
Grief Inventory Sheet, Info Sheet on How Schools Can Provide Grieving Children a Safe Haven &
The Top 5 Tips This Kid Has For Adults About Grief
Sara J. Cobb
Founder, My Grief Connection
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