The Initiative for Pediatric Palliative Care
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Module 4: Responding to Suffering and Bereavement

ACTIVITY 1: SEMINAR
The Experience of Professional Caregivers in
Pediatric Palliative Care (Part One)

This seminar explores the challenges faced by professional caregivers in staying emotionally connected to children and families during times of acute suffering.

ACTIVITY 2: SEMINAR
Cornerstones of Clinical Practice
in Pediatric Palliative Care

This seminar introduces participants to a conceptual framework that examines the fundamental cornerstones of clinical practice in pediatric palliative care.

ACTIVITY 3: SEMINAR*
The Experience of the Child Approaching the End of Life This seminar focuses on the experience of children coping with life-threatening conditions, particularly in regard to their apprehension of the prospect of their own deaths.
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ACTIVITY 4: SEMINAR
The Experience of the Family During a Child's Illness
This seminar explores the experience of the family during a child’s life-threatening illness, up to and including the time of death.

ACTIVITY 5: SEMINAR
The Experience of the Family After a Child's Death
This seminar focuses on the bereavement experience of parents and siblings after a child’s death.

ACTIVITY 6: SEMINAR
The Experience of Professional Caregivers in
Pediatric Palliative Care (Part Two)

This seminar explores the ways in which professional caregivers experience their work with dying children and their families in terms of suffering, meaning-making and spiritual searching.

 

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