Deborah Langosch

Helping Kincare Families Cope with Ambiguous Loss

Children are being raised by relatives when parents are unable to do so with increasing frequency. Most kincare families are dealing with multiple practical and mental health issues. All experience disruptions in attachment and many have endured traumatic separations and losses. Ambiguous or unresolved loss is the most frequent type and is often accompanied by uncertainty as well as stigma. It affects kincare families as a result of parental substance abuse, incarceration, mental or medical illness, abandonment, abuse and neglect. 

Subscribe to RSS - Deborah Langosch