All posts tagged: grief in children

Shattered Lives: Children and Bereavement with Dr. David Schonfeld

SHATTERED LIVES with Donna R. Gore, “LadyJustice” Examining the effects of those who have survived violent crime and how it has impacted their lives. Real people, real tragedy, real help. Saturdays at 5pm ET Listen LIVE:  CLICK HERE   How do children handle crisis and chaos in their lives? Whether within the confines of a dysfunctional family, or in the context of a public, traumatic event, children  must be taught how to process the information and their feelings about it if they are going to be able to function normally. Perhaps one of the reasons we see a cycle of mental illness, or adverse reactions to crisis in some families is because before we are born our cells contain the messages from the events which our mothers are experiencing, whether good or bad, and can determine how our own bodies and minds will react to a similar situation. (see the study of epigenetics) To further discuss grief and bereavement of children, our guest, Dr. David Schonfeld will help listeners understand a child’s reaction to disaster and loss and …