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Children's voices on bereavement and loss

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dc.contributor.advisor Kotzé, E. en
dc.contributor.advisor Dreyer, J. S. en
dc.contributor.author Van Duuren, Linda Anne en
dc.date.accessioned 2009-08-25T10:49:16Z
dc.date.available 2009-08-25T10:49:16Z
dc.date.issued 2002-11
dc.date.submitted 2002-11-30 en
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10500/1061
dc.description.abstract In South Africa the death of a significant caregiver is a haunting possibility. Violence, crime, road accidents, HIV/AIDS, cancer, diabetes and substance abuse are household words that describe some of the causes of "untimely deaths" of parents who still have young, school-going children. These children carry their bereavement with them to school. The challenge of standing with them lies not only with their caregivers, but also with staff and children in our school community. In co-authoring conversations with children in our school who have experienced bereavement and loss, this qualitative study used research as co-search to uncover children's preferred knowledges and spiritualities about coping, hope, care and communities of concern. This study used therapy-as-research and participatory action research-as-therapy in what developed into a network of caring communities for the participants, caregivers and therapist. en
dc.format.extent 1 online resource (131 leaves)
dc.language.iso en en
dc.subject Bereavement and loss en
dc.subject Children's voices
dc.subject Narrative pastoral therapy
dc.subject Co-author
dc.subject Co-search
dc.subject Co-create
dc.subject Story books
dc.subject Children's preferred knowledges and spiritualities
dc.subject Therapy-as-research
dc.subject Participatory action research-as-therapy
dc.subject Co-creating communities of care
dc.subject.ddc 155.937083
dc.subject.lcsh Children and death
dc.subject.lcsh Grief in children
dc.subject.lcsh Bereavement in children
dc.subject.lcsh Narrative therapy
dc.subject.lcsh Pastoral counseling
dc.subject.lcsh Bereavement -- Religious aspects -- Christianity
dc.subject.lcsh Grief -- Religious aspects -- Christianity
dc.title Children's voices on bereavement and loss en
dc.type Dissertation en
dc.description.department Practical Theology en
dc.description.degree M. Th. (Pastoral Therapy) en


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