Helping Kids Cope With Death

Helping grieving children cope with their loss.

Child Mind Institute

The Child Mind Institute offers ways to aid children with coping with grief.

Doughy Center

The Doughy Center (The National Center for Grieving Children and Families) offers more sources than just helping grieving children.

Greater Good Science Center

Article published by the Greater Good Science Center at UC Berkeley. (a website of American Academy of Pediatrics) discusses that understanding of death depends on age & development and how to help children at different ages.


Kids’ Health has suggestions on helping a child cope with the death of a loved one by. Articles can be read in English or Spanish, and a text-to-speech version is also available.

National Association of School Psychologists

Download the article Helping Children Cope with Loss, Death and Grief (PDF format).

Parents’ Magazine

Parents’ Magazine article.

Psychology Today

Psychology Today article offers ways to aid children with coping with grief.


Remedy Health Media article.

Scary Mommy

Eight steps to take to help children cope with grief.

Stanford Children’s Hospital

Stanford Children’s Health includes a list of common behaviors that children may exhibit and helping them to heal.