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The ACGB Online Bookshop enables you to review and purchase a wide range of grief and bereavement resources. Orders will be shipped once payment has been received. For purchase and delivery-related enquires please contact the Centre on (03) 9265 2100 or contact us via email.

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Compassion: The Essence of Palliative Care
Compassion: The Essence of Palliative Care and End of Life Care is focused on exploring aspects of the lived experience of compassion through the narrative accounts of some of the most inspirational clinicians working in palliative care globally. Chapters utilise case examples and first-hand experiences to explore the historical and contemporary discourse surrounding the concept of compassion in palliative medicine. This book is relevant to a multidisciplinary audience of... Details
Grief and the Healing Arts: Creativity as Therapy
Grief and the Healing Arts: Creativity as Therapy is a collection of essays, poems and stories, that are illustrated with drawings and photographs. This rich and varied collection examines grief from several perspectives and is a valuable resource of information about how to achieve healing through art, music, photography, therapeutic touch, drama, poetry, movies, puppets and the natural world.
This anthology of techniques and resources should be on the shelf of all... Details
Helping the Bereaved College Student
Approximately one-fourth of all college students suffer the loss of a family member or friend during their college career, yet the prevalence of bereavement on the college campus is largely unrecognised. Helping the Bereaved College Student considers the major models of bereavement, grief, and mourning as they apply to the particular life stage and environment of the college student, and includes student narratives, treatment exercises and activities, and issues regarding... Details
Lessons of Loss: A Guide to Coping
Lessons of Loss: A Guide to Coping covers the impacts of different types of losses, from deaths to relationships to jobs, and helps the reader mobilise the personal and social resources needed for healing. It develops a fresh theory of grieving as a process of 'meaning reconstruction' and argues that traditional theories of grief are too superficial and simplistic. Robert A. Neimeyer, PhD, is a Professor at the University of Memphis, where he also maintains an active clinical... Details
Multiple Facets of Perinatal Death
This DVD documentary features real bereaved parents who have agreed to tell their story. They discuss the cause of death, the experience with the hospital and hospital staff, doctor/patient relationships, and how they dealt with hearing about the autopsy or planning a funeral. Multiple Facets of Perinatal Death: The Voices of Parents and Those Who Care for Them is suitable for use in education and training settings, particularly in nursing, midwifery or medicine, and for... Details
My Grief Journey
My Grief Journey: Reflections of Those Bereaved by the 2009 Victorian Bushfires is a DVD resource produced by the Australian Centre for Grief and Bereavement. In the DVD, five individuals reflect on their grief experiences following the tragic 2009 Victorian bushfires - how they were affected, what helped and how their grief has evolved over time.

Please be advised that this DVD contains interviews that those who are recently bereaved may find... Details
Parenting After the Death of a Child: A Practitioner's Guide
Parenting After the Death of a Child: A Practitioner's Guide addresses the complex dilemmas faced by parents following the loss of their child. The authors present the experience of losing a child and its subsequent impact on a family in a novel and effective way, demonstrating the strength and importance of their book for the counselling field and creating an invaluable resource for clinicians, students and grieving parents.

Author: Jennifer L. Buckle &... Details
Understanding Grief and Loss — Indigenous Healing
Presenter: Rosemary Wanganeen

Recorded: May 22nd, 2019

Webinar Overview

This webinar will present a culturally appropriate Aboriginal designed model called the Seven Phases to Integrating Loss and Grief that integrates into a non-Aboriginal loss and grief model derived from ‘lived experiences’. It is focussed towards highly developed professionals in the... Details

Working with Migrants and Refugees Experiencing Grief
Presenter: Dr Lefteris Patlamazoglou

Recorded: 2nd October 2019

Webinar Overview: Working with Migrants and Refugees Experiencing Grief

This webinar will explore the experiences of migrants, refugees, and international students, as well as the impact of migratory grief and associated bereavement on the process of migration and cultural adjustment. Evidence-based implications... Details

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