Introduction 1. Making Sense of Grief 2. Social Groups and the Support of Bereaved Individuals 3. Recruiting and Training Group Leadership 4. What Goes On Here? Developing Content for Adult Groups 5. Meeting Challenges in Support Groups 6. Supporting Children and Teens through Grief Groups 7. Dealing with Complicated Grief in the Support Group Epilogue References Appendix Index
William G. Hoy, DMin, FT, is clinical professor of medical humanities at Baylor University. For sixteen years, he directed the bereavement counseling program for Pathways Volunteer Hospice in Long Beach, California. In that role, he led hundreds of bereavement support group sessions, trained volunteer and clinical group leaders, and provided clinical oversight to a program serving as many as 500 bereaved adults, children, and teens each year.