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Resources on Bereavement

Online Resources (by no means comprehensive)

Bereaved Families of Ontario
http://www.bereavedfamilies.net/

Bereavement Ontario Network
www.bereavementontarionetwork.ca

Centering Corporation
www.centeringcorp.com

Center for Loss & Life Transition
www.centerforloss.com

Centre for Suicide Prevention
http://www.suicideinfo.ca/csp/go.aspx?tabid=40

The Dougy Centre for Grieving Children
http://www.dougy.org/bookstore.asp?catky=963572

GENESIS Bereavement Resources
www.genesis-resources.com

Growth House
www.growthhouse.org

Robert's Press
www.robertspress.ca

Youth Site
http://www.soul2soul.ca

Bereaved Jewish Families of Ontario
http://www.bereavedjewishfamilies.on.ca

The Shiva Foundation = a grief site by the author Deborah Morris Coryell
http://www.goodgrief.org/

Widowed Parents of the GTA
Email: widowedparents-gta@rogers.com

Perinatal Bereavement Services of Ontario
http://www.pbso.ca

Children's & Women's Heatlh Centre of British Columbia & Canuck Place Children's Hospice
http://www.griefworksbc.com/

The AIDS Bereavement Project of Ontario
http://www.abpo.org

US-based Internet grief community — supported by psychologist Cendra Lynn
http://griefnet.org
http://www.kidsaid.com/

Seasons Centre for Grieving Children
http://www.grievingchildren.com/

Canadian Resource Centre for Victims of Crime
http://www.crcvc.ca/en/

Support for Widows and Widowers
http://www.newhope-grief.org/

Grief Referral Directory
http://www.goodgriefresources.com/

Men Grieve Too
http://mengrieve2.katlynstewart.com/

Grief Support and Resources
http://www.solesurvivors.org/
http://www.griefandrenewal.com/
http://www.griefsupportservices.org/

Canadian Foundation fro the Study of Infant Deaths
http://sidscanada.org/

OVC Pet Loss Support (Reading List)
http://www.ovc.uoguelph.ca/petloss/

The Compassionate Friends of Canada
http://www.tcfcanada.net/

Grief Resources — Multiple Links to Sites
http://www.webhealing.com/links.html

Tom Golden — Crisis, Grief & Healing
http://www.webhealing.com/

Seniors' Info — a collaborative online resource
http://www.seniorsinfo.ca/en/categories/635

Article: Companioning vs. Treating: Beyond the Medical Model of Bereavement Caregiving, Alan D. Wolfelt, PH.D.

Bereaved Families of Ontario - Hamilton/Burlington Recommended Reading List

Books for Adults

Journaling a Pathway Through Grief, Wendy Dean
The Death of an Adult Child, Jeanne Webster Blank
The Bereaved Parent, Harriet Sarnoff Schiff
I'm Grieving as Fast as I Can: How Young Widows and Widowers Can Cope and Heal, Linda Feinberg
A Death in the Family, James Agee
Winter's Grief, Donna Mann
Losing Someone You Love, Elizabeth Richter
The Courage to Grieve, Judy Tatelbaum
Helping Children Cope with Death, Dougy Center
This is Survivable, Centering Corporation
The Empty Chair, Beryl Glover
Explaining Death to Children, Earl Grollman
The Grieving Child: A Parents Guide, Helen Fitzgerald
When Someone Special Dies, Dean Hempel
When Parents Die, Edward Myers
Helping Teens Cope with Death, Dougy Center
The Empty Chair: Handling Grief on Holidays and Special Occasions, Susan J. Zonnebelt-Smeenge
Surviving the Death of a Sibling: Living Through Grief when an Adult Brother or Sister Dies, T.J. Wray
When Men Grieve: Why Men Grieve Differently and How You Can Help, Elizabeth Levang
How to Go On Living When Someone You Love Dies, Therese A. Rando, PH.D.
Grandparents Cry Twice, Mary Lou Reed

Books for Perinatal Loss

Empty Cradle, Broken Heart, Deborah L. Davis
Unspeakable Losses: Healing from Miscarriage, Abortion and Other Pregnancy Losses, Kim Klugger-Bell
When Hello Means Goodbye, Pat Schweibert, RN & Paul Kirk, MD

Books for Young Children

The Fall of Freddie the Leaf, Leo Buscaglia
How It Feels When a Parent Dies, Jill Krementz
Daddy Doesn't Live Here Anymore, Betty Boegehold
Last Week My Brother Anthony Died, Martha Whitmore Hickman
Badger's Parting Gifts, Susan Varley
Why Charlie Brown, Why?, Charles Shultz
Why Did Grandpa Die?, Barbara Hazen
A Birthday Present for Daniel, Juliet Rothman
Aarvy the Aardvark Finds Hope, Donna O'Toole
When Dinosaurs Die, Laurie Krasney Brown & Marc Brown

Books for Adolescents and Teens

Facing Change, Donna O'Toole
When a Friend Dies, Marilyn E. Gootman
Help for the Hard Times ~ Getting Through Loss, Earl Hipp
Fire in My Heart, Ice in My Veins, Enid Traisman
Dead is a Four Letter Word, John Saynor
Healing Your Grieving Heart for Teens: 100 Practical Ideas for Families, Friends and Caregivers, Alan D. Wolfelt

The Grief Process, Self Help

A Passage Through Grief, Barbara Baumgardner
Grief: Climb Toward Understanding: Self-Help When You are Struggling, Phyllis Davies
Life After Loss: A Personal Guide Dealing With Death, Divorce, Job Change, and Relocation, Bob Deits
Healing After Loss: Daily Meditations for Working Through Grief, Martha W. Hickman
Healing into Life and Death, Levine, Stephen
Giving Sorrow Words: How to Cope With Grief and Get On With Your Life, C. Lightner and N. Hathaway.
Don't take My Grief Away : What to do When You Lose a Loved One, Doug Manning
How to Go On living When Someone You Love Dies, Therese A. Rando
Pet Loss and Human Emotion: Guiding Clients Through Grief, Cheri B. Ross and J.B. Sorensen
Beyond Grief: A Guide for Recovering From the Death of a Loved One, Carol Staudacher
Men and Grief: A Guide for Men Surviving the Death of a Loved One, Carol Staudacher
Coming Back: Rebuilding Lives After Crisis and Loss, A.K. Steams
Courage to Grieve: Creative Living, Recovery and Growth through Grief, J. Tatelbaum
Understanding Grief: Helping Yourself Heal, Alan D. Wolfeit

Loss and Grief Counseling

Growing Through Grief: Comfort and Counseling, Bill Flatt
Counseling for Grief and Bereavement, Geraldine Humphrey
On Death and Dying, Elisabeth Kubler-Ross
Death: The Final Stage of Growth, Elisabeth Kubler-Ross.
Loss, Grief, and Bereavement: A Guide for Counseling, Kutscher, Austin H., Marcus, E., Raether, H.C., Margolis, O.S., Klagsbrun, S.C. and V. Pine
I Know Just How You Feel ... Avoiding the Cliches of Grief, Linn, Erin
Grief, Dying, and Death: Clinical Interventions for Caregivers, Therese A. Rando
Encountering Death; Structural Activities for Death Awareness, D. Smart, David Welch and R. Zawistoski.
A Time to Grieve, Staudacher, Carol.
Bereavement and Health, Wolfgang Stroebe
Grief Counseling and Grief Therapy:  Handbook for the mental health Practitioner, William J.W. Worden

Video

Kids Care — a documentary, Laura Sky Productions
Listening to Soul Pain, The Victorian Order of Nurses (Edmonton Branch)
A Child's Grief, Magic Lantern Communications
When a Loved One Dies: Walking through Grief as a Teenager, Paraclete Video Productions
Mother's Grief, CBC Newsworld Presentation

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