Recommended Reading


Healing and Coping After a Violent Death:

  • What to Do When the Police Leave: A Guide to the First Days of Traumatic Loss by Bill Jenkins

  • Coping with Traumatic Death: Homicide – A Book to Help in Your Time of Need by Bob Baugher & Lew Cox. Caring People Press.

  • Keys to Helping Children Deal with Death and Grief by Joy Johnson

  • The Little Book of Trauma Healing by Carolyn Yoder

  • The Little Book of Restorative Justice by Howard Zehr

  • Helping a Homicide Survivor Heal by Alan Wolfelt, PhD

  • Healing Your Traumatized Heart: 100 Practical Ideas After Someone You Love Dies a Sudden, Violent Death by Alan Wolfelt, PhD

  • Healing the Bereaved Child by Alan Wolfelt, PhD

  • Companioning the Grieving Child: A Soulful Guide for Caregivers by Alan Wolfelt, PhD

  • The Little Way of Ruthie Leming by Rod Drehr

  • Stitches by Anne Lamott

  • Grace Eventually by Anne Lamott

  • Grief Observed by C.S. Lewis

  • Option B by Sheryl Sandberg

  • Bright Hour by Nina Riggs

  • Center For Loss Bookstore

  • The National Child Traumatic Stress Network provides help for parents of traumatized children.

Impaired Driving and Motor Vehicle Death

Mothers Against Drunk Driving® (MADD) Resource Victim Assistance


The Little Book of Restorative Justice – Howard Zehr