SCCIP-ND Training Opportunity

Interested in becoming a trained Surviving Cancer Competently- Newly Diagnosed (SCCIP-ND) interventionist? This program is designed for medical and mental health providers who work with caregivers of children diagnosed with cancer.


The Center for Pediatric Traumatic Stress is hold a two-day training for SCCIP-ND on October 29th and 30th, 2015 in Wilmington, Delaware at Nemours / Alfred I. duPont Hospital for Children. For more information about the October SCCIP-ND training or SCCIP-ND in general, please email Jennifer Christofferson at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


SCIPPND training


Trauma can be both a medical and psychological event in the eyes of children and families experiencing serious illnesses, injuries, or painful procedures. By enhancing patient centered care with trauma informed care, health care providers can reduce the impact of difficult or frightening medical events, and help children and families cope with emotional reactions to illness and injury.

How Doctors and Nurses Make a Difference with Trauma Informed Care

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 Care?

Trauma-informed care shares many principles with patient centered care. However, trauma informed care incorporates 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)



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