Provides ways to navigate questions about death, funerals, and memorials for children. This fact sheet discusses this challenging, but manageable, task and includes sample questions and answers to help guide discussions.
The following resources on Traumatic Grief were developed by the NCTSN.
Addresses the importance of understanding child traumatic grief and loss.
Explains traumatic grief in preschool- and school-aged children.
Describes childhood traumatic grief and introduces the children's book, Ready to Remember: Jeremy's Journey of Hope and Healing.
Tells the story of a 10-year-old boy's experience following the tragic death of his father. Jeremy is having a traumatic reaction and struggling at school and at home.
Discusses various topics related to childhood traumatic grief. This webinar series offers information on common reactions after loss, as well as responses that are more severe, prolonged, and interfere with a child's functioning.
Discusses how to recognize the uniqueness of the loss and grief American Indian children and communities experience. This webinar is framed within the context of intergenerational trauma, grief, and loss.
Discusses the impact of sudden death on children and the school community. This webinar provides best practices in the areas of prevention, response and recovery, school staff support, and self-care.
Discusses ongoing efforts and research to address trauma, grief, and loss in the military community, including a look at the VA's suicide prevention programs.
Offers information on childhood traumatic grief. This fact sheet provides descriptions of childhood traumatic grief, normal and typical grief, and what to do for childhood traumatic grief for teachers and school personnel.
Ofrece información sobre el duelo traumático infantil. Este folleto informativo define lo que es del duelo traumático infantil, el duelo típico y normal y describe qué pueden hacer los maestros y el personal de la escuela ante el duelo traumático.
Discusses the ways holidays and other personally meaningful dates can serve as trauma and grief reminders. This webinar points out how culture can dictate children's reactions to reminders and stresses the importance of therapists understanding their clients' culture.