Healing the Hurt, Restoring the Hope
How to Guide Children and Teens Through Times of Divorce, Death, and Crisis With the Rainbows ApproachBook - 2003
Rainbows offers our children healing and hope.
Even if children or teenagers you love appear to be doing "just fine" after a loss, the truth is, they may be suffering in silence. They may not even know they need your help.
Now with the trusted guidance of founder and president Suzy Yehl Marta, you will discover the most effective advice, stories, and techniques from Rainbows' worldwide grief programs.
Suzy's simple, straightforward, refreshing style makes helping a child both easy and effective. Her approach works to keep misperceptions, isolation, and sadness from permanently affecting the important children in your life.
The Rainbows Approach can help.
This intimate and powerful book offers groundbreaking techniques and concrete strategies to help children of any age, such as:
Games, activities, and play-based exercises that help children and teens process their emotions when they don't have the words to describe what they are feeling
Inspiring stories from two decades of Rainbows groups will comfort and encourage adults trying to cope and guide children and teens during difficult times
The four fundamental stepping stones to help children heal
Rituals that allow youth to commemorate their loss and reconcile their grief
Conversations--what to say, and what not to say--including age-appropriate advice for when you're looking for the right words to explain and provide comfort
How to recognize the 10 stages of children's grief--and the specific activities you can use with children during each stage of the grieving process
Healing the Hurt, Restoring the Hope offers techniques to help children and teens resolve their grief and once again live a life filled with joy and hope.