LISTEN NOW: Teaching Children About Death and Grief with Joe Primo
Learn how to talk to children about death and support them through their grief.
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My guest Joe Primo is the CEO of Good Grief, a non-profit organization for children, teens and children who are grieving. He'll discuss how to help children who are facing grief and offer resources to support families dealing with death.
In this interview you will learn:
How Joe's personal experience inspired him to do this work
Why "Grief is Good"
What our society gets wrong about children and grief
How grief changes at various stages of development
How to talk to children about death
Why children should be included in funerals
As CEO, Joe Primo is an ambassador for Good Grief throughout New Jersey, and a passionate advocate for changing the conversation on grief and bereavement. Joe is the author of What Do We Tell the Children?: Talking to Kids About Death and Dying and At the End of Life: True Stories About How We Die. Joe is the Immediate-Past President of the National Alliance for Grieving Children, where he has been on the Board of Directors since 2010. He is a graduate of Yale University, where he studied ethics and end of life counseling.