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)



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. 

Can Family Centered Care Improve Outcomes?

Very few times in life do parents go to the hospital expecting a happy, joyous outcomes as the birth of a baby. But when things don't turn out as expected...


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