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Guiding Children Through Grief

Last Updated: 6/8/2021 5:43 PM

Guiding Children Through Grief


Whether the loss is a grandparent, a parent, a classmate or even a beloved family pet, the grieving process can be difficult and every child will grieve in his own way. Parents, caregivers, and educators wondering how they can help can find many answers to their questions using the resources and links below.


Bluegrass Care Navigators Grief Care

    Toll-Free Number for Services:  1-800-926-1302


Owen County School Counselors

     Owen County Elementary School

          Mrs. Casey Duvall (502-484-4108)

     Maurice Bowling Middle School

          Mrs. Sierra Miller (502-484-4195)

     Owen County High School 

          Mr. Doug Wainscott (502-484-4197)


Resources for Parents and Educators

What to Say to Grieving Students

Indications That a Child May Need Special Help

Guiding Children through Grief

Things A Teacher Can Say Or Do To Help A Student Coming Back To School After A Death

Concepts of Death by Age Groups