Read And Watch Videos Then Answer Questions

2.  Read About Grief Reactions by Age https://whatsyourgrief.com/childhood-grief/ (Links to an external site.)Links to an external site.

3. Read about Tips for Talking to Children about Death and Grief:   https://whatsyourgrief.com/talking-kids-death- (Links to an external site.)Links to an external site.

4. Watch Sesame Street special about talking about death with children  (Links to an external site.)Links to an external site.There are a lot of great resources if you click around this website:  (Links to an external site.)Links to an external site.

5. Read about How Trauma Affects Children in School:   file:///C:/Users/csillag/Downloads/childmind.org-How%20Trauma%20Affects%20Kids%20in%20School.pdf

6. Watch How Trauma Affects Health:   https://www.ted.com/talks/nadine_burke_harris_how_childhood_trauma_affects_health_across_a_lifetime#t-463172 (Links to an external site.)Links to an external site.

7. Read about how chronic illness impacts children in school: http://projectpencil.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/01/Project_PENCIL_Infographic_affects_school_FINAL-1.pdf (Links to an external site.)Links to an external site.

What are three things you learned from the readings/videos that you will incorporate into your work with children? *

 

Is there something you already knew from the readings/videos? *

 

 

Using the information you have learned, how can you support grieving children? *

 

 

A 7 year old child you are working with tells you their dog died. How can you respond? *

 

 

How does a 4 year old typically experience grief? *

 

 

Using the information you have learned, how can you support traumatized children? *

 

 

What are ACE’s (Adverse Childhood Experiences)? *

 

 

How do they impact children? *

 

 

How can play be used to work with children have experienced a loss, trauma, or serious illness?

 

 

Reflect back to the difficult conversation you shared originally, would you change the way you responded? Why or why not? How would you respond now? *

 

 

What other information do you need to support children who have experienced a loss, trauma, or serious illness? *

 

 

References *