Young People, Bereavement and Loss: Disruptive transitions?

Ribbens McCarthy, Jane and Jessop, Julie (2005). Young People, Bereavement and Loss: Disruptive transitions? National Children's Bureau, London, UK.

URL: http://www.childhoodbereavementnetwork.org.uk/publ...

Abstract

This wide ranging review of the literature on young people, bereavement and loss examines: case studies and other evidence of how young people discuss their experiences of bereavement the theoretical history of research into bereavement and young people the evidence of bereavement as a 'risk factor' in the lives of young people the social and cultural contexts of bereavement approaches to education and intervention the implications for policy-makers and practitioners developing best procedures and practice for working with bereaved young people. This report will help those involved with working with young people – across the broad range of mainstream as well as specialist services – to respond imaginatively and rigorously to this issue in young people's lives.

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