1. Kids Health.org site covers a variety of issues today’s teens deal with. There is a section for kids, teens and parents on grief and loss.
2. Teen Grief Support helpful resources teens experiencing grief and loss .
3. Kids Help Phone Practical information about Grief and Loss.
4. Loss, Grief & Growth provides strategies, activities and resources in grade clusters from pre-K to Grade 12 for Canadian teachers.
5. National Association of School Psychologists large resource bank of supports for school psychologist and teachers. Key pdfs are: Death & Grief, Cope with Loss, Death & Grief, and Managing Strong Emotional Reactions to Traumatic Events
6. Non-denominational/irreligious books on helping kids cope with grief:
- Lifetimes: The beautiful way to explain death to children Bryan Mellonie & Robert Ingpen
- Imagine a Night Sarah Thomson & Rob Gonsalves
- Always & Forever Alan Durant & Debi Gliori
- Remember Miss Perry Pat Brisson & Stephane Jorisch
- The Next Place Warren Hanson
- Everett Anderson’s Goodbye Lucille Clifton
- Bear’s Last Journey Udo Weigelt & Cristina Kadmon
- Badger's Parting Gifts Susan Varley
Additional handouts provided in the session: Complicated Grief, When we lose a Parent, Resources for those experiencing Grief, Resource Books, Poems & songs, Understanding Common Patterns of Avoiding Grief, Journalling & checklists, Identifying
8. Webinars provided by Mental Health Capacity Building in support of issues around suicide that may be useful for you. Below is a link to 10 easy access webinars the Suicide Prevention Website: http://suicideinfo.ca/Training/Webinars.aspx