Course: CADV 456. Coping with Grief and Loss in Childhood and Adolescence (3)
Preparatory: CADV 350 or CADV 352. This course will examine major theories and topics related to grief and loss affecting humans from infancy through adolescence. It will review key developmental theories and concepts regarding death and the process of bereavement. The course includes both normal and traumatic grief and loss common to children and adolescents, including divorce, romantic relationships, and community violence. Students will explore developmentally appropriate evidence-based strategies and interventions to facilitate the healthy development and adjustment of children and families.