Module 1: Engaging with Children and
ACTIVITY 1: SEMINAR
Speaking the Same Language:
Values and Principles of Pediatric Palliative Care
Activity One focuses on identifying the values and behaviors
relevant to establishing strong and supportive relationships
with children and families.
ACTIVITY 2: SEMINAR
Knowing Who We Are:
Learning from Families about their Needs
Activity Two provides participants with an overview of the
needs and concerns raised by families of gravely ill children.
ACTIVITY 3: SEMINAR
Big Choices, Little Choices:
Family-Centered Options for Children and Parents
Activity Three offers a comprehensive understanding of the
range of choices that can be made available to children and
parents throughout the course of illness.
An Initiative of the Center
for Applied Ethics and Professional Practice at EDC, Inc.
These examples of existing programs are provided to supplement the activities
in this module and to enhance discussion of family-centered options in
pediatric palliative care.