INTRODUCTION TOBEREAVEMENT The bible talks about death and subsequent breathing of many people. I in the Old Testament we read the scripture of Joseph refusing to be comforted and David grieving over the lost of his infant son and the death in battle of his grown son Absalom. There is also Jeremiah lamenting the death of king Josiah.
WHAT IS BEREAVMENT? According to the World Book Dictionary (2003) “Bereavement counseling is psychological counseling offered to the surviving family members who have lost a relative.
The cause of bereavement Grief (Bereavement) is a special kind of separation anxiety generally take some time for people to accept death according to (Mark 1998) (Collins 1988) postulates the view that grieving may be porlonged and more difficult (especially) some one young
ONE OF THE BEST APPROACH OR CONCEPT IN GODAND HIS WONDERFUL ABILITY IN HELPING HISFOLLOWER.FOR CHRISTIANS, DEATH IS NOT THE END OFEXISTENCE;IT IS THE BEGINNING OF LIFE ETERNAL.
SUGESTION TO CHURCH FORTHE PERPARTIONFORBEREAVEMENT GFIEF NORMAL GRIEF IS A DIFFICULT, LONG TERM PROCESS OF HEALING.
THE IMPACT OF BEREAVEMENT ONINDIVIDUAL AND THE FAMILYHARDER TO MAKE DECISIONSNOTHING SEEM IMPORTANTLESS COMMUNICATIONS PERSONALNEGLECTS FAMILY,FRIENDS OR CO-WORKERSBECOMING FORGETFULNEGLECTS PERSONAL GROOMING
CONSIDEREDIMCOMPREHENSIBLESENSELESS THE DRIVER OF THE CAR FEEL A SENCE OF GUILT IF IN A WRECK ONE DIES, HE WANTS TO DIE TOO
SADNESS OF BEREAVEMENTS GRIEF ARISE BECAUSE SOMEONE OR SOMETHING OF VALUE HAS BEEN LOST CLOSENESS AGE ONLY CHILD MOTHER FATHER
THE ROLE OF THE CHUCH WHONEEDED SPIRITUAL HELP IS THE BEREAVE PUTTING HIS /HER FAITH IN JESUS CHRIST AS LORD AND SAVIOR
DEALING WITH GRIEF A FIRMBELIVE IN GOD BELIVE IN THE RESURRECTION JESUS OVERCOME DEATH DEATH IS ON THE CROSS WE CAN OVER COME BEREAVEMENT
BEREAVEMENT IMPACT ONTHE FAMILYACCORDING TO CLINEBELL(1984) TRUBLE INDIVIDUL WON’T TELL ANYONE THAT THEY ARE SEFFERING.
SEEK TO HELP BEREAVEMENT COUNSELING SEEK TO HELP SURVIVING FAMILY MEMBERS, DEAL WITH THERE GRIEF.
The effect of bereavement According to (Collin 1988): when grief is pathological the survivors may show several of the following behavior Period of shock, numbness, denial, intense crying and some time daintiness or collapse loneliness sleep disturbances Unwilling to talk about the deceased with drawl and unwilling to talk about the deceased With drawl and refuse to interact with others