written by Doreen Cammarata
The author, a suicide survivor and grief counselor, deeply understands what children need to know about suicide. For children as well as those who care for them, this lushly illustrated book can be read to or by a child. General grief support and activity suggestions are included.
This book is one of only a few books available today that is specifically designed to be read to children survivors.
Doreen T. Cammarata, MS, Licensed Mental Health Counselor, is currently an adjunct instructor at Florida Atlantic University educating graduate students and professionals on grief counseling issues. She has had eight years of university experience as an assistant instructor in addition to her full time work experiences as a school counselor for at-risk youth and as a grief and bereavement specialist working with adults and children at a local hospice program. She is also on the board and serves as the Program Chairperson for the Palm Beach County, Florida ADEC Chapter.
An equally important credential is that Doreen Cammarata is a suicide survivor. Doreen’s mother suffered from depression. During Doreen’s adolescence, her mother died by suicide. Consequently, Doreen understands personally as well as professionally the need to address this issue.
Paperback, 36 pages.