Children and Bereavement is essential reading for parents, teachers, clergy and others who may be involved in helping a child or teenager comes to terms with a death. The lives of thousands of children are affected by bereavement every year. This sensitive guide examines the needs of bereaved children of different ages, their reactions to death, and the stages of their grief. Written in non-jargon language, it provides clear, accessible information and stories of real situations. It also includes a section on dealing with tragic events.