Broaching the topic of Death with children can be difficult. Knowing the right words to say, when to say them may cause some adults to avoid the topic completely. The National Alliance for Children's Grief might save you. Their website serves as an incredible resource and is exactly the alliance of numerous Professionals and concerned adults that want to help you. Listen in as Adam Carter, National Clinical Director of the NACG describes services and online resources that are available at no cost to the public.
Adam Carter, PhD, LCPD (IL and TX), FT, serves as the National Clinical Director for the National Alliance for Children's Grief. He is a professional counselor and counselor educator who received his doctoral degree in Counselor Education and Supervision, with an emphasis in multicultural counseling, from The University of North Carolina at Charlotte. Adam has taught courses in CACREP accredited master’s level clinical mental health programs and doctoral level courses in counselor education and supervision and served as the Trauma-Informed Counseling Graduate Certificate coordinator at Northern Illinois University. Adam has an ongoing program of research and scholarship that focuses on early childhood grief responses and preparing counselors-in-training to work with grieving children. His clinical experience is broad, having worked as a counselor and supervisor in community mental health clinics, in-home intensive settings, community advocacy agencies, and in private practice.
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