How To Construct a Grief Box

This is a photo illustrating what a grief box might look like. It is something that can be shared with adopted and fostered children to engage them in active grieving instead of repression,

Grief is inherent in adoption and foster care. If we try to keep grief buried deep inside, we will be miserable. Many adoptive and foster parents feel helpless about how to help their children grieve loss. Where can they start? The grief box concept was created in order to help parents , therapists, and social workers, provide a concrete tool for grieving. It is a positive, ongoing answer to buried grief.

Grief is inherent in adoption and foster care. If we try to keep grief buried deep inside, we will be miserable. Many adoptive and foster parents feel helpless about how to help their children grieve loss. Where can they start? The grief box concept was created in order to help parents , therapists, and social workers, provide a concrete tool for grieving. It is a positive, ongoing answer to buried grief.

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