Promoting Excellence : When Death Enters Your Life: A Grief Pamphlet

When Death Enters Your Life: A Grief Pamphlet

A manual for people experiencing grief and bereavement while in a prison or jail.

Clinical Care Tools - Grief & Bereavement

Continuing GRACE: Correctional End of Life Care Initiative
National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization (NHPCO)
5410 Grove St
Chevy Chase MD 20815
FAX: 301.907.3338

Helen B. McNeal
Project Leader
[email protected]

How the grantee used this instrument:
This pamphlet was distributed to prison inmates who were experiencing grief and bereavement and was given to prison chaplains for their use and distribution. Some responses and remedies are suggested for those who have recently learned about a death; others are appropriate for use at any time.

Keywords: anticipatory grief, bereavement care, psychosocial

To use this tool:
You may print and copy this tool for your own use from the website. Please credit source.

This tools was developed by the GRACE Project specifically for this project.

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Posted September 2004

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