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Title: Grief and Loss


1
Grief and Loss
  • By Brooke Samuelson
  • Gray Hagler
  • Thomas Mckoy

2
Grief and Mourning
  • Grief
  • Inward Expression
  • Personal thoughts and feelings associated with
    loss
  • Emotional, cognitive, physical and behavioral
    reactions
  • Mourning
  • Outward Expression
  • Formalized process of response
  • Celebrating memories and anniversary dates

3
Common Losses
  • Parent(s)
  • Sibling(s)
  • Grandparent(s)
  • Extended Family
  • Friends
  • Pets
  • Divorce or Family Transitions
  • Moving
  • Natural Disasters
  • Any Others?

4
Common Reactions
  • Four major reactions
  • Physical
  • Emotional
  • Cognitive
  • Social

5
Common Reactions
  • Shock
  • Denial
  • Anger
  • Disbelief
  • Depression
  • Aggression
  • Regression
  • Guilt
  • Fear
  • Loneliness
  • Shame
  • Anxiety
  • Acceptance
  • Peace

6
Trouble Signs
  • When grief does not progress typically as it
    should
  • Continued drop in grades
  • Self destructive behavior (drugs/alcohol)
  • Sexual deviance
  • Absence of any emotion
  • Severe personality changes
  • Withdrawal from social activities
  • Suicidal thoughts

7
Wolfelts Seven Tasks of Grief
  • 1) Acknowledging death as a reality
  • 2) Facing the pain of the loss with support
  • 3) Adapting proper perspective
  • 4) Building memories of the deceased
  • 5) Redefining self
  • 6) Making sense of the loss and finding meaning
  • 7) Building/Strengthening new supportive
    relationships

8
What NOT to do
  • Deny support (i.e. closing your door or asking
    them to come back later)
  • Suggest positive outcomes from the loss
  • Mention that the death could have been prevented
  • Rationalize positive aspects of the death
  • Compare the survivors grief to others you know
  • Dwell on your own grief to show your sorrow
  • Take anger or aggression personally
  • Force physical gestures or touching (i.e. hugging
    or holding hands)
  • Try to talk them out of their feelings
  • Remove personal items of a deceased student for a
    few days
  • Provide excessive details
  • Any Ideas?

9
What TO do
  • Have a Plan
  • Create a Safe Room for students and staff
  • Be open, honest and clear. Provide accurate
    details to avoid rumors
  • Have bereavement resources available
  • Be predictable. Provide students with stability
  • Be nurturing and be available
  • Provide information to parents
  • Encourage student to share the loss with teachers
  • Provide an outlet for emotional expression
  • Any Ideas?

10
Resources
  • www.kidsaid.com
  • www.griefnet.org
  • www.in-memory-of-pets.com
  • www.safer-schools.com
  • www.smhp.psyc.ucla.edu
  • www.psc.uc.edu
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