Talking about death with children and young people

As a society we are often uncomfortable when talking about death, dying and bereavement. This is more apparent when it comes to talking to children and young people about such matters, with more than half of college students recalling a lack of communication from parents about their first bereavement experience and many unanswered questions at the time.

This Info Sheet, written by Nina Vaswani, looks at the considerations to be taken into account when talking about death with children and young people, and who is best placed to do so.

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University of Strathclyde
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