Inner Views of Grief
By Juanita Johnson
When young people experience the death of a loved one, the adults in their lives sometimes fail to understand what an overwhelming experience this can be. In this compelling video, five young adults, from ages 14 to 26, discuss their reactions to the sudden, sometimes violent death of a parent, sibling or friend. These eloquent, insightful young women and men talk about what helped them at the time of death, how family relationships changed, how they have coped with their feelings, and the ways they have commemorated the deceased. This is an excellent teaching tool for mental health professionals, teachers, school crisis teams, hospice workers, clergy, funeral directors, parents and bereaved individuals of all ages.
DVD version has both closed-captions and audio description.
Purchase $199 DVD
Order No. QA-161
ISBN (DVD) 1-57295-997-5
"A true account of grief and healing that is more valuable than any article, book or movie I've ever encountered." School Crisis Response Team Member
Awards & Conference Screenings
Silver Apple, National Educational Media Network
National Conference on Loss & Transition
National Center for Death Education
American Psychological Association
Colorado Behavioral Healthcare Council
New England Center for Loss & Transition
International Congress on Care of Terminally Ill
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To rent or purchase this film, please visit the Icarus Films website