Item description for The Grief Care Guide: Resources for Counseling and Leading Small Groups (LifeStream Resources) by Harold Smith...
Overview Tragedy strikes everyone. Some tragedies affect lots of people. Other tragedies affect one family at a time. Whatever the nature of the loss, this resource will help pastors, lay leaders, and grief support group leaders make a difference in caring for grievers in their congregations and their communities. This resource will help you do the following: *Develop and implement a healthy philosophy of grief care in the local church. *Communicate with the families and individuals touched by the loss. Thirty sample letters will help pastors and care leaders write meaningful letters of comfort. *Design more meaningful funeral and memorial services. *Create a mutual-help group for grieving persons. *Acknowledge and support grieving children. *Respond to adolescents in grief. *Provide resources for grievers on Mother's Day and the Christmas holidays.
1. Assisting The Grieving In A "Grief-Lite" Culture 2. Letters 3. Resources 4. Naming Rituals 5. Quotes 6. Hymn Texts 7. Mutual-Help Grief Groups Set Includes Video, CD Hymns, And Notebook 189 Pages
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Studio: Beacon Hill Press of Kansas City
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 11.58" Width: 11.04" Height: 2.19" Weight: 3.43 lbs.
Binding Loose Pages
Release Date Mar 31, 2003
Publisher Beacon Hill Press of Kansas City
Series LifeStream Resources
ISBN 0834119846 ISBN13 9780834119840
Availability 0 units.
More About Harold Smith
Harold Ivan Smith is the author of many books on dying, death, and grieving. A former funeral director, he is a member of the Association for Death Education and Counseling, and leads seminars on grief and spirituality throughout the world. He lives in Kansas City, Missouri.
Harold Ivan Smith currently resides in Kansas City, in the state of Missouri. Harold Ivan Smith was born in 1947 and has an academic affiliation as follows - Harold Ivan & Associates, Missouri, USA.
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