Helping those who hurt : a handbook and resource guide for caring and crisis / Barbara M. Roberts.
- http://www.loc.gov/catdir/toc/ecip0826/2008036630.html - Table of contents only
- http://www.loc.gov/catdir/enhancements/fy0916/2008036630-b.html - Contributor biographical information
- http://www.loc.gov/catdir/enhancements/fy0916/2008036630-d.html - Publisher description
- ISBN: 9781600063824 (pbk.)
- Physical Description: 207 pages ; 18cm
- Publisher: Colorado Springs, CO : NavPress, 2009.
|Formatted Contents Note:|| Illness and hospital visitation -- Ministering through illness and a hospital visit -- Differences between a social and a pastoral visit -- Dos and don'ts for the hospital visitor -- Potential problems of patients -- Special problems of terminal illness for patient and family -- How to care for cancer patients -- Caring for someone with HIV or AIDS -- Crisis -- Life crises and coping -- The uniqueness of each crisis -- Helpful information for those in a crisis -- Steps to follow during a public crisis -- Common responses of people in crisis -- Dos and don'ts in caring for someone in crisis -- Types of abuse -- How to recognize and respond to a child's disclosure of abuse -- Aging -- Thoughts on aging -- When you care for me, I'd like you to remember that -- Helpful information for the elderly and their families who are planning for the future -- Helpful information for those caring for the elderly -- How to arrange a homebound person's environment -- Death -- Death and dying -- As the time of death nears -- Walking a family through a death -- Caring for a family when a child has died -- Helpful information for parents of children dealing with death -- Suicide warning signs -- Suicide threats : what should you do? -- Helpful information for those who lose someone to suicide -- Helping staff members, congregations, and student bodies deal with death, including suicide -- Caring for survivors of Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS) -- Helpful information for parents who have lost a child through SIDS -- Caring for couples experiencing infertility, miscarriage, or infant loss -- Helping families cope with a violent death -- Grief -- Ministering through grief -- Helpful things to say to people who are grieving -- Helping children who grieve -- Symptoms of normal grief -- Symptoms of atypical grief -- Dos and don'ts in grief care -- Dos and don'ts when caring for the newly widowed -- Helpful information for the recently widowed -- Troubled marriages and divorce --
Marriage and divorce -- Counseling couples whose marriages are struggling -- Helpful information for divorcing or divorced parents -- Addiction -- Types of addictions -- What you need to know when working with the addicted -- The progression and recovery of the chemically dependent -- The progression and recovery of the family -- Descriptions of eating disorders -- Helping the eating disordered -- What to do if the person refuses help -- A word about pornography -- A word about gaming addiction -- A word about cutting -- Domestic violence -- General information about domestic violence -- Verbal abuse or lack of conflict management skills? -- Characteristics of a battered woman -- Characteristics of a batterer -- Helpful information for domestic violence victims -- Escape checklist for victims of domestic violence -- Rape -- What you need to know about the aftermath of rape -- Helping the victim of rape -- When the memory just occurred -- Helpful information for parents of a rape victim -- Helpful information for the spouse of a rape victim -- Forgiveness -- Forgiveness -- What people need to know about forgiveness.
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