Death in public child welfare

Nora S. Gustavsson, Ann E. MacEachron

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

    1 Scopus citations

    Abstract

    Child welfare workers are in a unique position to help children and youth in out-of-home care who have experienced the death of a significant person. This article discusses the response of children to death from a developmental perspective and offers suggestions on how child welfare workers can use an ecological perspective to help youngsters cope with their grief.

    Original languageEnglish (US)
    Pages (from-to)327-340
    Number of pages14
    JournalChild and Adolescent Social Work Journal
    Volume17
    Issue number5
    DOIs
    StatePublished - Jan 1 2000

    Keywords

    • Children
    • Cope
    • Death

    ASJC Scopus subject areas

    • Social Sciences (miscellaneous)
    • Social Sciences(all)

    Fingerprint

    Dive into the research topics of 'Death in public child welfare'. Together they form a unique fingerprint.

    Cite this