Talking about Death: A Dialogue Between Parent and Child

Talking about Death: A Dialogue Between Parent and Child


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How do you explain the death of a loved one to a child? Earl Grollman's classic Talking About Death, now updated for the 1990s, provides sensitive and helpful advice for families coping with loss.

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ISBN-13: 9780807023723
Publisher: Beacon
Publication date: 01/01/1976
Pages: 98

About the Author

Dr. Earl A. Grollman, a pioneer in the field of crisis intervention, was rabbi of the Beth El Temple Center in Belmont, Massachusetts, for thirty-six years. A certified death educator and counselor, he was cited as "Hero of The Heartland" for his work with the families and volunteers of the Oklahoma City bombing. Dr. Grollman has spoken at many colleges, clergy institutes, seminaries, physicians' forums, and hospital nursing associations, and has addressed many support groups, such as Compassionate Friends, Mothers Against Drunk Driving, and Widows Personal Services. He has also appeared on national television and radio, including The Oprah Winfrey Show, Children's Journal, All Things Considered, and Mister Rogers' Neighborhood. Recently, he was featured on National Public Radio's End of Life series in the roundtable discussion on grief and bereavement.

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