Helping Kids To Cope With Death


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

Child Mind Institute

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

Psychology Today

Psychology Today article offers ways to aid children with coping with grief. (a website of American Academy of Pediatrics) discusses that understanding of death depends on age & development and how to help children at different ages.

Helping grieving children cope with their loss.

Greater Good Science Center

Article published by the Greater Good Science Center at UC Berkeley.

National Association of School Psychologists

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

Doughy Center

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

Parents’ Magazine

Parents’ Magazine article.


Remedy Health Media article

Scary Mommy

Eight steps to take to help children cope with grief.