The Association is an international, professional organization dedicated to promoting excellence and recognizing diversity in death education, care of the dying, grief counseling and research in thanatology. Based on quality research, theory and practice, the association provides information, support and resources to its international, multicultural, multidisciplinary membership and to the public.
The Children's Room: Caring Support for Grieving Children, Teens and Families is the leading non-profit bereavement support program in Massachusetts that offers peer-support groups, Family NIght, Parenting Series, Education and consultations. Our support services are for families with children 3 - 18 who have experienced the death of a parent or sibling.
The CJ Foundation is the leading national non-profit dedicated to research and education that supports baby wellness. The priority of this organization is to improve the health and survival of all babies through their first year of life. The Foundation also provides a supportive environment for grieving families who have suffered a loss. Through adequate research and education, the Foundation strive to eliminate the tragedy of SIDS and SUID.
The Compassionate Friends website provides highly specific personal comfort, hope and support to every family experiencing the death of a son or a daughter, a brother or a sister, or a grandchild, and helps others better assist the grieving family to prevent intense pain, hopeless and isolated.
The center provides a safe place for children, teens, young adults and their families who are grieving death to share their experience through peer support groups, education and training.
For finding a private and face-to-face therapist or a counselor in your local area for private and specific communication.
A program at Boston Medical Center that offers support for children and families who have experienced the death of a loved one.
This non-profit corporation aims at helping parents, their families and their healthcare providers to cope with the loss of a baby before, during or after birth. With this resource network, variety of services are provided.
The website is powered by American Academy of Pediatrics and the article here described clearly about how children understand death and what should caregivers say to them at different age stages.
This website provides families with perspective, advice and comfort about a wide range of physical, emotional and behavioral issues that might affect children and teens. Most importantly, the way to explain death in children's term can be found here.
Through the National Child Traumatic Stress Network, general explanation of the importance of the psychological and behavioral changes for children in bereaved families and methods to deal with it are provided here.
A research program at Boston Children's Hospital that works with families who have suffered the sudden and unexpected death of a child.
This is a booklet to help parents care for children, following the death of a baby.
This website provides developmentally appropriate tips, videos, stories, and guides to help your family communicate with one another, express emotions, and begin the process of moving forward.
This private, not-for-profit network could connect people to programs, services and information relating to SIDS in Missouri and surrounding counties. Families, expectant parents, professionals and the community workers could find relevant information here.
This website is to promote grief education, exploration and expression in both practical and creative ways. In this website, information that includes modes of self-exploration and self-expressions for all types of thinkers and doers, methods to honor and remember deceased loved ones and ways to construct supportive community could be found.