Rief, Loss, and Finding Meaning and Purpose
Grief, Loss, and Finding Meaning and Purpose
Please note this assignment requires you to use your research skills. You will need to utilize the GCU library to complete this assignment.
Write a 750-1,000-word paper considering the following:
1.Analyze two critical issues associated with understanding coping and facing death.
2.Analyze one to two cultural influences and determine the attitude, perspective, decisions, and personal context regarding death and loss.
3.Describe two phases of grieving and three factors that influence the individual variations of response to grief, bereavement, and mourning.
4.Describe how finding meaning and purpose can be part of the grief process.
GCU style is required. Use two to three references from our readings or videos to support your work.
This assignment uses a rubric. Please review the rubric prior to beginning the assignment to become familiar with expectations for successful completion.
e-Library Resource1. Cognitive Development
Read Cognitive Developmentin Encyclopaedic Dictionary of Psychology (2006), located in the GCU eLibrary.
/library.gcu.edu:2048/form?qurlhttp%3A%2F%2F A Talent for Knowledge and Judgment about Life: The Lifespan Development of Wisdom
Read A Talent for Knowledge and Judgment about Life: The Lifespan Development of Wisdomin International Handbook of Giftedness and Talent (2000), located in the GCU eLibrary.
/library.gcu.edu:2048/form?qurlhttp%3A%2F%2F Grieving Process
View Grieving Process.
8. Functional Approaches to Lifespan Development
Read Functional Approaches to Lifespan Development: Toward Aging Research as the Science of Stabilization,by Martin, JA¤ncke, & RA¶cke, from Geropsych: The Journal of Gerontopsychology and Geriatric Psychiatry (2012).
11. Children Die, Too
Watch the video Children Die, Too.