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The Resource Cancer in our family : helping children cope with a parent's illness, Sue P. Heiney, Joan F. Hermann

Cancer in our family : helping children cope with a parent's illness, Sue P. Heiney, Joan F. Hermann

Label
Cancer in our family : helping children cope with a parent's illness
Title
Cancer in our family
Title remainder
helping children cope with a parent's illness
Statement of responsibility
Sue P. Heiney, Joan F. Hermann
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Explains to parents how to talk to children to help them cope when their mother or father is diagnosed with cancer, in a book that also has an illustrated activities section
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
616.99/4
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
RC262
LC item number
.C29113 2013
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Target audience
adult
Label
Cancer in our family : helping children cope with a parent's illness, Sue P. Heiney, Joan F. Hermann
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Introduction. How this book can help ; Helping children cope ; Children's reactions to a crisis in the family ; Children's developmental stages -- Helping children understand a cancer diagnosis. Opening the door to communication ; Talking with your children ; Children's common questions ; Children's reactions to learning a parent has cancer ; What you can do ; Hands-on tools -- Helping children understand treatment. Understanding your responses to treatment ; What children need to know ; Talking with your children ; Taking children to the hospital or clinic ; Talking with people at school ; Children's emotional reactions to treatment ; Reactions to uncertainty ; Coping with changes ; Hands-on tools -- Understanding and using psychosocial support services. When to get help ; Using psychosocial support services ; How to know if your child needs help ; When things are not getting better ; Asking for help can be difficult ; Available services ; Finding and paying for services -- Taking care of yourself. Therapies to soothe your mind, body, and spirit -- After treatment ends. Coping with change and uncertainty after treatment ; Understanding children's feelings after treatment ends ; Thriving after cancer treatment ; Hands-on tools -- Helping children deal with cancer coming back and advanced cancer. What you may be feeling ; Explaining cancer coming back to children ; Advanced cancer ; Children's reactions to a parent's potential death ; The impact of cancer on a child's future ; If a parent dies: guidelines for caregivers ; Hands-on tools -- Special issues. Single parent families ; Lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender families ; Other problems that may impact a family dealing with cancer ; When children are facing other losses -- Conclusion. The new normal
Control code
ocn172979798
Dimensions
23 cm.
Edition
2nd ed.
Extent
xxiv, 231 p.
Isbn
9780944235959
Isbn Type
(pbk. : alk. paper)
Lccn
2010014966
Note
616.994 H364 2nd ; XX-N ; es ; G14BP001.
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
(OCoLC)172979798
Label
Cancer in our family : helping children cope with a parent's illness, Sue P. Heiney, Joan F. Hermann
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Introduction. How this book can help ; Helping children cope ; Children's reactions to a crisis in the family ; Children's developmental stages -- Helping children understand a cancer diagnosis. Opening the door to communication ; Talking with your children ; Children's common questions ; Children's reactions to learning a parent has cancer ; What you can do ; Hands-on tools -- Helping children understand treatment. Understanding your responses to treatment ; What children need to know ; Talking with your children ; Taking children to the hospital or clinic ; Talking with people at school ; Children's emotional reactions to treatment ; Reactions to uncertainty ; Coping with changes ; Hands-on tools -- Understanding and using psychosocial support services. When to get help ; Using psychosocial support services ; How to know if your child needs help ; When things are not getting better ; Asking for help can be difficult ; Available services ; Finding and paying for services -- Taking care of yourself. Therapies to soothe your mind, body, and spirit -- After treatment ends. Coping with change and uncertainty after treatment ; Understanding children's feelings after treatment ends ; Thriving after cancer treatment ; Hands-on tools -- Helping children deal with cancer coming back and advanced cancer. What you may be feeling ; Explaining cancer coming back to children ; Advanced cancer ; Children's reactions to a parent's potential death ; The impact of cancer on a child's future ; If a parent dies: guidelines for caregivers ; Hands-on tools -- Special issues. Single parent families ; Lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender families ; Other problems that may impact a family dealing with cancer ; When children are facing other losses -- Conclusion. The new normal
Control code
ocn172979798
Dimensions
23 cm.
Edition
2nd ed.
Extent
xxiv, 231 p.
Isbn
9780944235959
Isbn Type
(pbk. : alk. paper)
Lccn
2010014966
Note
616.994 H364 2nd ; XX-N ; es ; G14BP001.
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
(OCoLC)172979798

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