About this Series
In Professor Child’s Children and Grief series, children teach others about the grieving process by sharing their personal stories of losing a loved one. We hear about their grief and loss and how they are coping and healing. These children have experienced a life-changing event, yet manage to share their stories with a sense of strength and resiliency. Viewers will be left with a feeling of hope and an understanding they are not alone in grieving the death of a loved one. Each volume includes a companion workbook with numerous discussion questions and creative exercises corresponding to the film.
Titles in this Series Include:
VOLUME 1, THE EXPERIENCE AND FEELINGS
In Volume 1, The Experience and Feelings, chapters include My Story, What Grief Means to Me, Worries and Challenges, and What I’ve Learned.
VOLUME 2, WAYS TO COPE
In Volume 2, Ways To Cope, chapters include What Has Helped, Advice, and Celebrate and Remember.
VOLUME 3, LIFE AFTER DEATH
In Volume 3, Life After Death, chapters include Life After Death, Hopes and Dreams, and I Am.
DVD+ EXTENSIVE WORKBOOK ON CD-ROM
Reviews and Awards:
“Family Approved” – The Dove Foundation
“DVD of the Year Award” – Creative Child Awards, Creative Child Magazine
“2014 Notable Children’s Video” – The American Library Association
“These children have much to teach their contemporaries about what has happened to them and their families.” -SCHOOL LIBRARY JOURNAL
“Powerful and emotional, this documentary-style film features children sharing about the loss of a loved one. A difficult and painful subject is humanized and made accessible through the honesty and bravery of the young people interviewed.” -AMERICAN LIBRARY ASSOCIATION NOTABLE CHILDREN’S VIDEOS
“The wisdom captured in this video is profound. Kids speaking honestly and openly to other kids about their experiences with death can empower other kids and offer hope.” -Amy Foster-Wexler, LCSW
“I experienced the death of my mother at a young age, I wish this film existed then. I wish the adults in my life could have watched it too so they would have had some insights on how to discuss it with me.” -Sweet Pea Cole