Help People through their grief or crisis

By: ACS Distance Education  13/01/2014
Keywords: Crisis, grief, Ebook

Brand New eBook on Helping People Cope with Grief or Crisis – Getting Through Difficult Times. This eBook provides an insight into grief and traumatic events and provides a solid understanding of how to support others who are having a difficult time. Helping people cope with Grief or Crisis- Getting through difficult times By Staff of ACS Distance Education ISBN: 978-0-9922988-6-9 Everybody encounters both good and bad times as they move through life. Some people do not cope as well with the bad times as others. The ability to cope with difficult periods in one’s life, can be influenced by both internal and external factors. Some people have the personality and life skills to deal with anything they confront with pragmatism and acceptance; adjusting to the situation and moving on with their life. Others though, can become disillusioned, depressed and lost for a solution of how to move forward. The 'Helping people cope with Grief or Crisis- Getting through difficult times’ ebook provides a fascinating insight into grief and traumatic events and also provides the reader with a solid understanding of how to support others who are having a difficult time. This ebook is an ideal reference for counsellors or anybody who would like to assist someone in a difficult situation. BOOK CONTENTS CHAPTER 1 UNDERSTANDING CRISIS, TRAUMA & GRIEF Introduction Types of life changing events Defining trauma & grief Stages of grief Types of grief Responses to crisis in the short term CHAPTER 2 THE AFTER-EFFECTS Relationship between stress, crisis & grief Physiological effects in the long term Mental effects in the long term CHAPTER 3 COPING WITH CRISIS, TRAUMA AND GRIEF The onset of a crisis Individual differences in responses Support networks Coping strategies Poor coping methods CHAPTER 4 GRIEF & LOSS COUNSELLING FOR CHILDREN & ADOLESCENTS Major causes of loss for children Stage theories Children’s response to grief Supporting children through loss and bereavement CHAPTER 5 GRIEF & LOSS COUNSELLING FOR ADULTS Impact of death Other major causes of grief Strategies for dealing with grieving adults CHAPTER 6 CRISIS & TRAUMA COUNSELLING Crisis & trauma counselling Crisis interventions Types of therapy Case study - post traumatic stress disorder CHAPTER 7 SERVICES, RESOURCES & CAREERS The mental health team Types of therapy Moving into crisis, trauma and grief counselling CHAPTER 8 LEGAL AND ETHICAL ISSUES Ethical issues Legal issues Legal & ethical issues in relation to children & adolescents APPENDIX Distance learning and online courses E books by John Mason and ACS staff Printed books by John Mason Useful contacts ACS global partners Social media Available at http://www.acsebooks.com/products/2304-helping-people-cope-with-grief-or-crisis-getting-through-difficult-times.aspx

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