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Talking To Someone Whose Child Is Dying: A Guide For The Short Term Helper Molly Remer

Talking To Someone Whose Child Is Dying: A Guide For The Short Term Helper

Molly Remer

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ISBN : 9780974426600
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 About the Book 

In your volunteer or paid human service position, are you called upon to work with challenging topics on a short-term basis? Do you ever feel lost or confused about what you can actually accomplish in your interactions with families in crisis? ThisMoreIn your volunteer or paid human service position, are you called upon to work with challenging topics on a short-term basis? Do you ever feel lost or confused about what you can actually accomplish in your interactions with families in crisis? This guide is for you--a realistic overview of how you can help and how to define your role. Includes a special section with ideas for doulas and other birth professionals. This guide is intended for use as a general guideline for interacting with families of terminally or critically ill children on a short-term basis. Volunteers in residential or hospital settings, hospital or crisis workers, and informal helpers such as friends will find this guide helpful. Includes a resource section as well as sections about: Developing Rapport, Active Listening Skills, Boundaries, Dos & Donts, Sharing Pain, Self-care, When a Baby Dies. This booklet is perfect for training sessions, for ongoing use as a quick reference, and can be viewed as a small primer in appropriate interaction skills.