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)



A Walk in My Patients' Shoes

Working as a doctor, nurse or other healthcare professional, empathizing with and attending to the fears and worries of parents occurs every day.

Paramedics, EMTs, and other pre-hospital providers - Your opinion is needed!

Paramedics, EMTs, and other pre-hospital providers - we need your opinions! Please consider participating in an international survey of pre-hospital providers. 

Responding to Trauma: Intervening Early with Children and Families

Sign up now for an upcoming webinar: Responding to Trauma: Intervening Early with Children and Families.Thursday, September 18, 2014 @ 12:00 - 1:30 p.m. CDT with Steven Marans, MSW, PhD.

Does Age Factor into Trauma Responses?

Much of the way children respond to traumatic events depends on their personality, their cultural background and their age and development. 


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