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Helping people cope with Grief or Crisis- Getting through difficult times

 
By Staff of ACS Distance Education
ISBN: 978-0-9922988-6-9

The inability to cope with grief or crisis can be compounded over time; particularly for people who do not have the support in their lives to help them move beyond a difficult period. Traumatic events can have an impact on a person both physically and mentally. People cope with traumatic events in many different ways. Understanding the effects of grief and traumatic events is the first step to helping and supporting people. This ebook then explains the coping and support mechanisms to that can assist people in this situation. 
 
This book is designed as a handbook for counsellors or anyone else to help them understand the difficulties that can arise and confront individuals also explore solutions for dealing with those difficult times. Understand grief and people in crisis in order to help and support them. 

BOOK CONTENTS 
CHAPTER 1 UNDERSTANDING CRISIS, TRAUMA & GRIEF 
Introduction  
Types of life changing events
Defining trauma & grief 
Stages of grief  
Types of grief  
Responses to crisis in the short term 
 
CHAPTER 2 THE AFTER-EFFECTS  
Relationship between stress, crisis & grief
Physiological effects in the long term  
Mental effects in the long term
 
CHAPTER 3 COPING WITH CRISIS, TRAUMA AND GRIEF
The onset of a crisis 
Individual differences in responses 
Support networks 
Coping strategies 
Poor coping methods
 
CHAPTER 4 GRIEF & LOSS COUNSELLING FOR CHILDREN & ADOLESCENTS 
Major causes of loss for children
Stage theories 
Children’s response to grief 
Supporting children through loss and bereavement 
 
CHAPTER 5 GRIEF & LOSS COUNSELLING FOR ADULTS 
Impact of death 
Other major causes of grief 
Strategies for dealing with grieving adults 
 
CHAPTER 6 CRISIS & TRAUMA COUNSELLING  
Crisis & trauma counselling 
Crisis interventions
Types of therapy
Case study - post traumatic stress disorder 
 
CHAPTER 7 SERVICES, RESOURCES & CAREERS  
The mental health team  
Types of therapy 
Moving into crisis, trauma and grief counselling  
 
CHAPTER 8 LEGAL AND ETHICAL ISSUES  
Ethical issues 
Legal issues 
Legal & ethical issues in relation to children & adolescents  
 
APPENDIX  
Distance learning and online courses 
E books by John Mason and ACS staff 
Printed books by John Mason  
Useful contacts  
ACS global partners 
Social media


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