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The Power of Parenting: How to Help Your Child After a Parent or Caregiver Dies

Year: 2018

The National Child Traumatic Stress Network recently released The Power of Parenting: How to Help Your Child After a Parent or Caregiver Dies. This fact sheet, co-sponsored by New York Life, draws from experiences of bereaved caregivers, researchers, and mental health professionals. It offers guidance on how to talk to your child after a parent or caregiver dies including, how to face new fears, how to take care of yourself, how to hold on to the old while embracing the new, how to create comforting connections, as well as how to seek additional support for children.