Recent video about Children and Youth Supportive Care by our counsellor and music therapist






Resource about Medical-Assisted Death from the Canadian Hospice Palliative Care Association




Talking to Children and Youth about Death


Here are some resources I found online about this topic:

  1. – has an extensive summary of how kids react and what to share with them by their age range ( infant to 2, 2-6, 6-9, 9-12, and teenagers)

2. another great article from Child Development Institute – lists 3 reasons it is difficult to talk about death, then some strategies and opportunities

3. Our favourite resource for many topics, here it offers some solid tips like being open and honest, using simple and clear language, and knowing when                          professional help is needed


The leading expert on this topic is Andrea Warnick and she can be found at  She offers tangible words to use to explain death, funerals, burial and cremation, among many other wonderful tips on this topic.