Trauma & Grief Center


TAG Center

Guidelines for Parents & Caregivers

This resource is for helping bereaved youth after the death of a loved one. It includes information for parents and caregivers of children and youth to understand and support them through the experience of grief.

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TAG Center Partners

The following series of handouts were co-sponsored by the New York Life Foundation and the National Child Traumatic Stress Network. Along with other leading experts, Dr. Julie Kaplow, Executive Director of the Trauma and Grief Center, developed these resources to help parents and caregivers support children facing bereavement, including in the context of the pandemic.

Helping Children Cope with the Impending Death of a Loved One

Addressing Fears and Feelings from Prior Losses

Mourning the Death of a Loved One

Talking to Your Child About a Suicide Death

How to Help Your Child After the Death of a Sibling from Substance Use or Overdose