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New Child Bereavement Website


New Child Bereavement Website – The Wisconsin Department of Justice has developed a website for parents, guardians and others to find resources to help children affected by a violent death.


What you know – and don't know – about growing old

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If the children have siblings, bereavement counseling is provided for them. Within the last few years one child in Napa Hospice care “graduated” and now is in stable health. “People drawn to this work are unique,” Crandall said. “Most will tell you it …
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Kluger: Give devastated parents the time they need to grieve

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But for parents who face the devastating burden of burying a child, many employers' policies customarily allow only two to three days' leave. It's time to amend the Family and Medical Leave Act to include more time for parental bereavement. Most of us …
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McCaskill backs proposed work leave for parents after death of children

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The Parental Bereavement Act, introduced by Sen. Jon Tester of Montana, would amend the FMLA to include “death of a child” as a trigger event to provide the benefits under the FMLA. Under current law, parents are entitled to take up to 12 weeks of …
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