Tools for Practice

Our clinical team has identified protocols, advanced practices, and assessment and evaluation tools to help support your practice.

Grief and bereavement
Death and Dying: Life and Living, 6th ed.
This book helps you learn to cope with encounters with death, dying, and bereavement. The authors integrate classical and... read more...
Deconstruction/Reconstruction: A grief journal for teens
The Dougy Center's first journal specially created for grieving teens.   Whether a teen has experienced the death of a parent,... read more...
Disenfranchised Grief: New Directions, Challenges, and Strategies
This book focuses on the kind of grief that is not openly acknowledged, socially validated, or publicly mourned. It addresses... read more...
Dying, Bereavement, and the Healing Arts
Describes a range of successful programs pioneered by artists, writers, nurses, musicians, therapists, social workers, and... read more...
End-of-Life Care: A Practical Guide
This book provides clinical guidance for health care providers on various end-of-life symptoms, grief and bereavement, communication,... read more...
Ethical Practice in Grief Counseling
The authors present many of the ethical dilemmas and concerns faced by spiritual care providers and grief counselors in their... read more...
Family/Close Friend Bereavement Risk Assessment
Assessment tool shared by McGill University Health Centre. read more...
Front Line Staff Experiences of Grief and loss in a LTC Home
Based on research of Quality Palliative Care in Long Term Care: A Community - University Research  Alliance at Lakehead University. read more...
Frontline Staff Grief and Loss in Long Term Care
Presentation of research findings. Research study is component of Quality Palliative Care in Long Term Care (QTC-LTC) Project. read more...
The Girls in the Front Row: exploring the impact of losing a mother young
"The Girls in the Front Row" explores the experiences of fourteen women, aged sixteen to ninety, who have all lost their... read more...