Contents: Glossary -- Introduction -- Pastoral Counseling with the Persons with AIDS -- The Emotional Stress of AIDS -- A System of Psychosocial Stressors -- Family Systems Theory -- Application of Family Systems Theory -- A Case Study -- Conclusion -- A Personal Epilogue -- Bibliography.
"What to do ? Who can help ? Questions which confront all children and their families who are affected by HIV/AIDS. Sponsored by St. Luke's Parish in Burlington, Ontario, the 'Miriam Child and Family Support Group' has initiated a program to train volunteers to help meet the needs of children and their families as voiced by affected families living West of Toronto. The Anglican Foundation has provided a grant as 'seed' money to help the group in establishing the program. The group receives referrals from social workers at Toronto's Hospital for Sick Children and the Halton Public Health Department". [Text of entire article.]