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Bereavement Support Groups - A Handbook for Group Leaders

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Bereavement Support Groups
A Handbook for Group Leaders

By Dianne McKissock, Mal McKissock & Pamela Williams

Note: Currently out of print but coming soon on CDROM or as PDF download when purchased from our Secure Online Shop
This handbook is dedicated to all leaders of bereavement support groups who are prepared to temper compassion and sensitivity with training and supervision in order to provide the best possible care for those who grieve.

When properly planned and competently led groups can have something for everyone.

For the Agency they are cost effective.

For the Leaders/s they are very rewarding.

For the Bereaved they can provide support, validation, collective normalisation and a safe place to heal.

This book will help you help others in a sensitive and creative manner.







Bereavement Support Groups - A Handbook for Group Leaders by Dianne McKissock, Mal McKissock  & Pamela Williams
  • Contents
  • Introduction
  • Defining the nature of a group
  • Ethics, values and 'rules'
  • Therapeutic environment
  • Group content
  • Processing the group
  • Appendix
  • Planning a group
  • Group leadership
  • Recruitment
  • Group structure
  • Further group issues
  • Conclusion
  • References
  • Recommended reading
Including:
Blank planning and supervision forms for photocopying. Examples of group structure, assessment and leadership evaluation.

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