After supports for cancer-bereaved children: An analysis of resources for children

  • Title: After supports for cancer-bereaved children: An analysis of resources for children
    Author: Molzahn, Brenan
    Year: 2017
    Faculty Advisor: Symbaluk, Diane
    Keyword(s): cancer, bereavement, children
    Description: This study identified 34 psychological resources (26 in Edmonton and 8 in Calgary) of benefit to children and family members who have lost a parent to cancer. Of these resources, 18 were specifically designed for cancer-bereaved children and families while 16 of the resources were more general in scope, targeting bereaved children and families, irrespective of the parent’s cause of death. Only 10 resources for cancer-bereaved children were located in Edmonton, stemming from 2 major organizations. These findings indicate that not many organizations, particularly in Edmonton, have resources specifically designed to help children persevere through the intense manifestation of psychological distresses that may develop from the loss of a parent to cancer.
    Peer Reviewed: No
    Type of Item: Undergraduate Presentations
    Language: English

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