Saturday, June 11, 2016 @ 9am
Sue Lawrence, B.S. M. Ed.
Turning the Page: Helping a Child Cope with the Loss of a Sibling
* that you are a parent who has lost a child. Your own grief is hard enough to manage, but how do you assist your remaining children who are also mourning?
* that you are a sibling survivor. Whether you suffered through the loss of a brother or sister recently or years ago, the loss still hurts. How do you work through your pain and feelings of guilt?
* that you are a relative or friend of someone who has lost a sibling. How do you relate to the experience and provide the guidance and support they need?
* you are a healthcare worker or counselor working with people experiencing sibling loss. What do you do or say to help, especially if the survivor is a young child or teenager?
If you find yourself in one of these unenviable positions, this website might be for you. In it you will find suggestions and ideas that may allow you to cope with the painful process of enduring the loss of a sibling at any age.