This year - we’re going virtual! We are excited to announce that we will be continuing the Butterfly Run Walk & Flutter during these unprecedented times. Staying connected to our community is more important than ever. We encourage all participants to run/walk with their families or in a socially distant manner. Lace up […]
DATE & TIME: April 13th, 2021 12:00pm - 1:00pm CST Cost: FREE PRESENTERS: Kristin James LCPC Executive Director, Greater Illinois Pediatric Palliative Care Coalition (GIPPCC) Jennifer Mangers MHA, MS, CCLS Pediatric Team Manger, Journeycare Ellen Byrne MPP Public Policy Consultant, Illinois Hospice and Palliative Care Organization (ILHPCO) DESCRIPTION: Families no longer need to choose. […]
REGISTER HERE! DESCRIPTION: Children with life-limiting conditions have complex, frequently-changing medication regimens. Medication information is complicated to relay and difficult for patients/families to understand. Education must be engaging and developmentally appropriate for the patient. Interdisciplinary teams should work together to combine the medication knowledge with excellent patient-focused communication skills. This session will walk through three […]
Mindfulness 101: A Proven Path to Cultivate Resilience Sponsored by Coleman Palliative Medicine Training Program & Greater Illinois Pediatric Palliative Care Coalition (GIPPCC) April 23rd, 2021 12:00pm - 1:00pm CST CLICK HERE FOR FREE REGISTRATION! DESCRIPTION: Under the best of circumstances, the physical and emotional demands of life can strain even the most resilient person. As […]
There are a myriad of constellations that make up a family…and, within each family, a unique identity of “sibling”, one that fiercely loves and walks alongside you regardless of the shared or unshared DNA. This webinar presents a unique case study through which participants will discover ways families identify their own family constellation and the identity of each unique sibling. Participants will learn practical and compassionate ways to address the unique experience of those grieving alongside their beloved brothers and sisters. Participants will also learn how to include siblings from diverse backgrounds and how to support them within an interdisciplinary team. Participants will evaluate different methods to support and serve siblings from diverse backgrounds.