Kids and Grief: Common Myths About Talking with Children about Dying

Andrea Warnick debunks common myths about talking with children about death and dying, and offers new strategies to reach children.

Chapter 4, Last Days and Hours, pgs 123-126, Essentials in Hospice Palliative Care, 2nd Edition, Katherine Murray, 2009

Andrea Warnick, RN, MA (T)

Andrea is a Registered Nurse with a Masters of Arts degree in Thanatology. She has extensive experience domestically and internationally with ill, dying and bereaved children and adults. Andrea’s passion lies in both working directly with the dying and their families, and in teaching others how to optimize their care of the dying, particularly when children are involved. Andrea travels internationally teaching about children and grief, and works with children and families as a grief counsellor in Toronto. Visit Website: Andrea Warnick