How Providers Make a Difference
Healthcare providers are experts in treating illness and saving lives. After attending to the basics of physical health (A-B-C: Airway, Breathing, Circulation), you can promote psychosocial recovery by paying attention to the D-E-F (Distress, Emotional Support, Family).



What is Trauma-Informed Pediatric Care?

Trauma-informed pediatric care means incorporating an awareness of the impact of traumatic stress on ill or injured children and families as a part of treating the medical aspects of the trauma.

Last Updated (Thursday March 21, 2013)



Cellie Cancer Coping Kit en Español

Children and families with cancer are resilient. Sometimes, procedures, treatments, and side effects can become overwhelming. It's during these times children and families need extra support to cope and tools, like the Cellie Coping Kit. 

Tools You Can Use: Helping Siblings Cope

Injury and illness affects the whole family. Normal routines go out the window. 

We're in this Together: Providing Integrated Care

Doctors, and especially pediatricians and pediatric nurses, may be the first medical professional to notice a child or parent struggling to cope with an injury or illness.

Helping Others Can Hurt Sometimes

"If I was scared when I first saw you, your vital signs only caused me more worry. 


Give Us Your Opinion

How many of your pediatric patients have a difficult time coping with their illness or injury?

very few - 21.7%
some - 43.5%
nearly all - 34.8%

Total votes: 23
The voting for this poll has ended on: July 28, 2014