Recommended Reading

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 – Bill Jenkins
  • Coping with Traumatic Death: Homicide – A Book to Help in Your Time of Need. Caring People Press. Bob Baugher & Lew Cox
  • Keys to Helping Children Deal with Death and Grief, Joy Johnson
  • The Little Book of Trauma Healing, Carolyn Yoder
  • The Little Book of Restorative Justice, Howard Zehr
  • Helping a Homicide Survivor Heal, Alan Wolfelt, PhD
  • Healing Your Traumatized Heart: 100 Practical Ideas After Someone You Love Dies a Sudden, Violent Death, Alan Wolfelt, PhD
  • Healing the Bereaved Child, Alan Wolfelt, PhD
  • Companioning the Grieving Child: A Soulful Guide for Caregivers, 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
  • Other books and articles are available at:
  • Help for parents of traumatized children:

Impaired Driving and Motor Vehicle Death

Mothers Against Drunk Driving® (MADD) Resources:


The Little Book of Restorative Justice – Howard Zehr