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:
- https://www.hospicenet.org/html/talking.html – 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 https://andreawarnick.com/. She offers tangible words to use to explain death, funerals, burial and cremation, among many other wonderful tips on this topic.