In this chapter, I explore issues of loss for children in the context of separation and divorce. This will be linked to attachment theory, mourning processes in children, the way in which children manage pain and the possible protective factors that may support a child through the experience of family transitions. I conclude by looking at the implications for practice raised by this particular form of family breakdown.
KeywordsStrong Feeling Parental Separation Resident Parent Family Transition Child Separation
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