Every child and youth has honest information and well-informed support when someone they care about is dying or has died.
– Every child’s rights should be respected
– There should be a broad range of grief support (formal and informal) available to all children and youth
– Grief support should be culturally sensitive
– Communities need to have capacity to support grieving children and youth: education and access to education, tools and services
– Every child is unique and their response to death is individual
– Grief support strives to give children and youth coping skills and increase their resilience to face life events
– Accurate language is especially important in talking to young people about grief and death
To advocate for educational opportunities and support services that will benefit children and youth who are grieving the dying or the death of someone they care about.