Offers caregivers advice on helping children deal with the complex emotions that arise when the death of family member or other important person in a child's life is suspected, but not confirmed.
The following resources on Traumatic Grief were developed by the NCTSN.
Features a first-person narrative illustrating how a family can move through the pain of loss and go on to heal. The family shares their personal experiences of the traumatic grief experienced by one daughter after her sister's sudden death.
Accompanies The Courage to Remember video that presents critical core components of Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (TF-CBT) for children who suffer from childhood traumatic grief.
Hear from providers who are working with bereaved parents and caregivers as well as a parent advocate to explore personal experiences faced by parents whose families are struggling with grief and loss this holiday season and talk with providers who help youth and families cope with those feelings
Offers guidance for supporting children who have family members on death row or who have been executed after serving a death sentence. This fact sheet provides information on what children may be experiencing and how you can help them.
Provides caregivers guidance about how to address fears and feelings of prior losses that are coming up during COVID-19. This fact sheet offers information on loss and trauma reminders, coping with separation, and the mind body connection.
Provides caregivers guidance about how to address the impending death of a loved one due to COVID-19. This fact sheet offers information on anticipating a death, preparing a child for the death, and saying goodbye.
Provides caregivers guidance on mourning a death of a loved one due to COVID-19. This fact sheet offers information on saying goodbye when you couldn't be there, understanding developmental differences in behaviors associated with grief, and seeking alternative support if needed.
Provides information about using Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (TF-CBT) with children and families who have experienced childhood traumatic grief.