Helping Children Cope With the Loss of a Loved One:
A Guide for Grownups
William C. Kroen
Dr. William Kroen offers sound advice, comfort and compassion to any adult helping a
child cope with death. Weaving in anecdotes about real children and their families,
he explains how children from infancy through age 18 perceive and react to death and
offers suggestions for how to respond to children at different ages and stages. Specific
strategies are offered to guide and support them through the grieving process.