F: Remember the Family

March is Social Work Month and a perfect time to reflect upon the work social workers do with traumatized patients.

Hospital visits and extended stays can cause a great deal of stress to both children and parents.

Traumatic stress signs and symptoms appear in various ways in different people. Some people may be more anxious, more jumpy, and sleep less.

As much as many parents would like to protect their children, we live in a world where disasters, both natural and otherwise, occur on a regular basis.

What could a stuffed sock toy named Cellie have to do with pediatric cancer patients? A lot, for many of the pediatric cancer patients at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia.