Bereavement summer camp for children and teens: a reflection of nine years.

@article{Schachter2007BereavementSC,
  title={Bereavement summer camp for children and teens: a reflection of nine years.},
  author={Sherry R Schachter},
  journal={Palliative & supportive care},
  year={2007},
  volume={5 3},
  pages={315-23}
}
The need to facilitate healthy bereavement, resulting from both deaths from life-threatening illnesses as well as violent, sudden deaths, is great. For the past 9 summers, Bereavement Services at Calvary Hospital, Bronx, New York, has sponsored a week-long day camp for bereaved children and adolescents. Each year the program expands by adding new activities to meet the needs of grieving children in therapeutic ways congruent with current research and timely clinical interventions. This article… CONTINUE READING