Pediatric Bereavement Camp Research Paper

258 Words2 Pages
The loss of a loved one can in many cases cause feelings of grief and a wide range of emotions and expressions in children. If handled improperly, the un-acknowledgment of these expressions can be traumatic and detrimental to children. Depression, anxiety, developmental delays, and withdrawal are all serious consequences that can surface if a child’s grief is not properly addressed * (Healing Components of a Bereavement Camp, 12). For these reasons, pediatric bereavement programs are increasing in popularity (The Effectiveness of Bereavement Intervention with Children). The purpose of Pediatric Bereavement camps is to provide an outlet for children to express feelings of grief and bond with children who are expecting similar emotional
Open Document