MD Anderson Cancer Center
How to talk to a child about loved one’s death – CNL
How do you tell a child their loved one is dying or has a terminal illness? There’s no one way, but Morgan Henry, a social work counselor at MD Anderson Cancer Center, works with families to help children cope when their loved one has a poor prognosis. Henry shares insights on how and when to start that conversation, how to answer kids’ questions, when to bring in a grief counselor and how to prepare the child for what’s next.
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Title: How to talk to a child about loved one’s death – CNL
Summary: How do you tell a child their loved one is dying or has a terminal illness? There’s no one way, but Morgan Henry, a social work counselor at MD Anderson Cancer Center, works with families to help children cope when their loved one has a poor prognosis. Henry shares insights on how and when to start that conversation, how to answer kids’ questions, when to bring in a grief counselor and how to prepare the child for what’s next.
Keywords: dying, death, conversation, talk, children, loved one, parent, cnl, cancer newsline, cancer, social work, counselor, counseling, grief counselor, die, extComm, Communications - External
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