Working with a family after the death of their precious child, and sharing in that heartbreak, is challenging and can be triggering to you; the professional trying to help. Having a few tools to take care of both the family and yourself during your journey of grief together is essential.
Tools for helping
Journey of Grief for the Professional
Use this document to learn the four tasks of mourning that must be accomplished in order to live and continue to work effectively with a family’s loss and grief.
Reviewing child deaths is a key step in developing injury prevention efforts. However, this work can take a toll, both mentally and physically. It’s important to be aware of how your work impacts you and to take action to find balance in your life.
Keeping Kids Alive in Wisconsin is funded in part by the Wisconsin Department of Health Services, Division of Public, MCH Title V Services Block grant through the Health Resources and Services Administration, Department of Health and Human Services.