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Grief in Parents: Counseling Strategies

I'm having a really difficult time with my grief class. Again, I need to imagine that I am a counselor for a couple in the attached case study. Please help me:

Assess how the couple is coping.
Provide resources the couple may need in their grieving process:
What counseling interventions may be helpful when working with these clients?


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Dear Student,
For this particular task, I suggest using this outline:

1. Coping state - 100 words
2. Resources needed to cope - 100 words
3. Counseling intervention suggestion - 100 words

This should cover what you need. This is different from the other case in that this is a couple who lost their only child. You can use the listed resources to further explore the topic. Good luck with your studies and don't forget to include ideas from your current materials.

AE 105878/Xenia Jones

Grief Assessment: Couple X

The couple lost their 3-month old baby to crib death (also known as Sudden Infant Death Syndrome/SIDS or cot death). The husband was attached to the infant and is angry that he passed away. This anger and feelings of loss are putting a strain on the marriage, including his sexual relationship with his wife as she is hoping ...

Solution Summary

The solution provides information, assistance and advise in tackling the task (see above) in relation to the case of a couple in grieving. The tasks are provided answers, including their state, resources they need to cope and counseling intervention strategies. Resources are listed for further exploration of the topic.