Tools for Practice

Our clinical team has identified protocols, advanced practices, and assessment and evaluation tools to help support your practice.

Pediatrics
Shelter from the Storm: Caring for a Child with a Life-Threatening Condition
A compassionate road map to what the family may have to face, what they may be asked to decide, and how they might want to... read more...
Standards of Practice for Pediatric Palliative Care & Hospice
The Pediatric Standards are a supplement to the NHPCO Standards of Practice for Hospice Programs and are designed to supplement... read more...
Start the Talk: Supporting Children and Teens When a Family Member has Cancer
This free online interactive resource is a guide for health care professionals and educators to support children and teens... read more...
Support Services for Grieving or Bereaved Children:Needs Assessment (Overview of Literature Search)
A summary of the annotated literature search. See associated document Region of Peel: Children's Support Services for Grieving... read more...
Support Services for Grieving/Bereaved Children: Helplines, Online Support, Social Media, etc Needs Assess't (Supplement to Literature Search)
Supplement to the lit search which highlights various support programs/initiatives from around the world with a focus on... read more...
Supporting Children When a Family Member or Friend Has Cancer
This is a 40 minute video on the subject of supporting children in grief and loss. Tips and strategies are shared to help... read more...
Supporting Grieving Students in the Classroom
This free online video series reviews how to best support grieving students, specifically children and youth in the classroom... read more...
Supporting Parenting Through Illness & Grief
This one page handout provides an overview of the findings from a research study of 71 parent caregivers. It discusses the... read more...
Talking with Young People about Illness and Dying
A 4 page handout by the Dr. Jay Children's Grief Centre that highlights how to support children and teenagers when someone... read more...
What Matters to Families - I Need It to Make Sense: Reflections on Caring for Dying Children...
In this video, health care professionals from a variety of disciplines discuss the emotional and spiritual impact of working... read more...