BASIC NEEDS OF GRIEVING CHILDREN
Truthful and clear information.
Who will take care of me now?
To have a normal life and feel that it is okay.
Who will take me to my soccer games?
To be listened to
Who can I trust and talk to?
Permission to express or not express feelings.
Who will accept me for who I am and how I feel?
To be given choices.
Can I take part in planning the services or attending if I choose to?
What are the people I look up to doing?
Does what I think and feel matter?
A sense of control.
How will I keep my world in place?
How will I remember the person who died and how will this person remain a part of my life?