When the Twinkle is Gone: A Child's Perspective on Death Book Launch
Celebrate the launch of When the Twinkle is Gone: A Child's Perspective on Death by HRS Counselor Beverly Cuevas! Copies of the book will be available to be signed and purchased.
Thursday, November 1, 2018
6:30 - 8:30 p.m.
WHEN THE TWINKLE IS GONE takes you on 6-year-old Leo's journey into understanding what it means to lose a loved one. Parents gain the language to help their children deal with death. It is a story of depth and truth that can comfort parents and children alike as we live and grieve our losses.
BEVERLY CUEVAS has been a clinical social worker specializing in issues of attachment, trauma, and grief for over 45 years and has been a counselor at Hamlin Robinson School for 27 years. She is a founding member of ATTAch (The Association for Training on Trauma and Attachment in Children). She has presented workshops on attachment and grief throughout the country This book reflects on her respect for a child's perspective in dealing with loss, death, and grief. It highlights the ability of children to understand the natural cycle of life and death. Beverly says, "The children have taught me so much about the acceptance of 'what is' in life including the acceptance of its ending."
Beverly is a wife, mother, and grandmother. She lives with her husband in Seattle, WA and continues her therapeutic practice in Kirkland, WA.