Grief and Loss in the Workplace
By Serena Wadhwa, Psy. D., LCPC, CADC
Loss is an intricate part of living. There are no exceptions. This book explores loss and grief, and their implications, culturally, socially, and individually. While grieving is an individual process, it is important to know how to connect and provide support to a workplace colleague who may be dealing with grief and loss.
Grief and Loss in the Workplace:
- Describes the myths and misconceptions that relate to grief and loss.
- Defines loss, grief, bereavement, mourning, and rituals.
- Recognize how grief may impact work, work relations, productivity, etc.
- Identifies and explains the signs and symptoms of grief in a general context, so that it may provide some framework of identifying if someone is grieving.
- Presents ideas you can draw upon in planning your approach and providing support.
As you read this book, you may be thinking about losses in your own life and potentially wondering about the impact it is having on you. This is okay. If you find yourself doing so, there are several resources in the back of the book you may utilize. Remember, when it comes to grief, you are not alone.