Great Answers to Difficult Questions about Divorce What Children Need to Know

Heftet / 2008 / Engelsk

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ISBN13
9781843106722
Publisert
2008
Utgiver
Vendor
Jessica Kingsley Publishers
Aldersnivå
01, G
Språk
Product language
Engelsk
Format
Product format
Heftet
Sider
96
Vekt
130 gr
Høyde
215 mm
Bredde
154 mm
Tykkelse
8 mm
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Great Answers to Difficult Questions about Divorce What Children Need to Know

Heftet / 2008 / Engelsk
Is it my fault that my parents are getting divorced?Do I have to choose between my mum and my dad?Is it normal to feel angry with my parents?When faced with their parents' divorce, children have many concerns and questions that are difficult for a parent to answer. This book explores children's thoughts and feelings and provides parents with guidance on how to respond to difficult questions.The author covers all the common questions that children ask and provides sensitive, candid answers in a way that children will be able to understand and relate to. Each chapter is devoted to a particular issue, such as why parents separate, what will happen during and after the divorce, and who the child is going to live with. The book recognizes the emotions and reactions of everyone in the family and includes separate conclusions for parents and children.This handy guide offers useful advice for parents and will also be of interest to counsellors and other professionals working with children.
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The author covers all the common questions that children ask about divorce and provides sensitive, candid answers in a way that children will be able to understand and relate to. Each chapter is devoted to a particular issue, such as why parents separate, what will happen during and after the divorce, and who the child is going to live with.
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Contents: Preface. 1. Why are my parents separating? 2. What happens now? 3. They never agree and they're always arguing! 4. I'm going to Dad's/Mom's now! 5. What if we all live too far away from each other? 6. Things aren't easy for me right now! 7. What will happen next? 8. Common mistakes and complications 9. Things are better now! Appendix 1: A checklist for children. Appendix 2: Parental behavior and the law. Appendix 3: Useful websites.
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Herlem provides two particularly useful resources, one for parents ("Messages that children should never be asked to carry") and a checklist for both children and parents which lists children's emotions and their emotional needs resulting from the uncertainty that has flooded their lives... This is a useful book which Educational and Child Psychologists could discuss with parents whose children are exhibiting the emotional and behavioural problems which commonly result from the separation or divorce. -- DebateCommon questions such as: Is it my fault that my parents are getting divorce? Do I have to choose between my mum and my dad? Is it normal to feel angry with my parents? are all covered in a sensitive and candid way that children will be able to understand and relate to. The book recognises the emotions and reactions of everyone in the family and includes separate conclusions for parents and children. -- ChildRight
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Fanny Cohen Herlem is a child psychiatrist and medical director of the adoption service, Doctors of the World. She has been helping children and their parents in her practice for the past 25 years.
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Produktdetaljer

ISBN13
9781843106722
Publisert
2008
Utgiver
Vendor
Jessica Kingsley Publishers
Aldersnivå
01, G
Språk
Product language
Engelsk
Format
Product format
Heftet
Sider
96
Vekt
130 gr
Høyde
215 mm
Bredde
154 mm
Tykkelse
8 mm
Se alle