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Loss and Grief

A Guide for Human Services Practitioners

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Red Globe Press

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Paperback - 9780333963289

06 September 2002

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14 March 2017

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This edited volume explores the wide range of practice situations across the human services in which issues loss and grief are likely to be important. It also extends understandings of loss and grief beyond death-related...

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This edited volume explores the wide range of practice situations across the human services in which issues loss and grief are likely to be important. It also extends understandings of loss and grief beyond death-related losses, encompassing new developments in the theoretical literature. Addressing the social and political dimensions of loss and grief as well as the psychological dimensions, this text brings together contributors from a variety of disciplines, professional background and countries, including such renowned figures as Dame Cicely Saunders and Robert A.Neimeyer.

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Edited and written by leading authors
Provides an engaging and fresh exploration of the implications of loss and grief that extends understanding beyond death-related losses
Interprofessional and international in perspective it marries theory with personal experience and practical implications

Foreword; J.D.Morgan
Preface
Acknowledgements
PART 1: LOSS IN CONTEXT
The Philosophy of Hospice; C.Saunders
Spirituality: A Personal View; B.Moss
Meaning Reconstruction Theory; R.Neimeyer and A. Anderson
Race and Culture; S.Desai and D.Bevan
Gender; G.Riches
Poverty and Deprivationy; D.Bevan
PART 2: ARENAS OF LOSS
Children and Divorce; B.Kroll
Adoption and Substitute Care; M.Romaine
Disability; B.Sapey
Ill-Health; J.Katz
Older People; S.Thompson
Losses and Justice: An Australian Perspective; J.Dawes
PART 3: WORKING WITH LOSS
Teaching and Learning about Loss; J.Weinstein
A Framework for Working with Loss; M.Lloyd
References
Index.

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NEIL THOMPSON is a highly respected writer, teacher and adviser, with over 32 years' experience in the people professions. He has held full or honorary professorships at four UK universities, and is now a sought-after trainer, consultant and conference speaker. He is the editor-in-chief of two online communities (Well-being Zone: www.well-beingzone.com and Social Work Focus: www.socialworkfocus.com). His personal website is at www.neilthompson.info.

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NEIL THOMPSON is a highly respected writer, teacher and adviser, with over 32 years' experience in the people professions. He has held full or honorary professorships at four UK universities, and is now a sought-after trainer, consultant and conference speaker. He is the editor-in-chief of two online communities (Well-being Zone: www.well-beingzone.com and Social Work Focus: www.socialworkfocus.com). His personal website is at www.neilthompson.info.

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