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TAPS-01 - Good Grief Camp Training
Somebody I Love Died, Helping Children Cope With Death

Course Prerequisite:

This course is intended for adults who plan to mentor children survivors at a TAPS Good Grief Camp event. Taking this online course is encouraged but not mandatory.

Please note: This is NOT where you register to be a Good Grief Camp Mentor for children. If you are a servicemember and wish to register as a GGC Mentor for children, please register as a Good Grief Camp mentor for an upcoming Good Grief Camp Event.

Course Certification by:
Tragedy Assistance Program for Survivors (TAPS)

Course Overview:

This program is designed to provide information concerning the developmental stages of a child’s understanding of death, the grief process and examine ways children express grief. It will also provide strategic interventions for helping children learn to cope with grief. It’s a MUST workshop for anyone who works or lives with children!

  • The Myths About Children and Grief
  • Developmental Stages of Children's Understanding About Death
  • The Grief Process for Children
  • How Children Express Grief
  • Concerns of Grieving Children
  • Children and Grief in the Military
  • Children and Traumatic Loss
  • How to Talk with Children About Death
  • Strategies for Helping Heal the Hurt
  • List 3 Myths Concerning Children And Grief
  • Describe The Developmental Stages of A Child’s Understanding Of Death
  • Define The Grief Process As Experienced By Children
  • List 3 Ways Children Express Grief
  • List 3 Concerns of Grieving Children
  • Identify the Uniqueness of Grief in the Military
  • Discuss the Relationship Between Grief and Trauma
  • List 4 Strategies For Positive Grief Resolution For Children
  • Identify the Roles and Limitations of Being A Peer Mentor