A general overview of loss and grief process (based on seminal work of Kubler-Ross) - with participants and instructor providing specific examples of COVID-related experiences that reflect stages of grief. Overview of how grief is manifested in children from a developmental perspective and, the tasks that children need to work through with parents, caregivers, and teachers. Strategies to support children. Resources from professional organizations.
Gateways Topics: Family Dynamics & Relationships and Interactions with Children
Gateways Content Area: (E) Interactions, Relationships and Environments
Gateways CDA Content Area: (3) Social/Emotional