Tools for Practice

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

Difficult Conversations: Making it easier to talk about end-of-life issues with young adults with life-limiting conditions This guide was developed in response to a gap in health professional's skills in having difficult conversations with the...
Follow the Child: Planning and Having the Best End-of-Life Care for Your Child Drawing on her family's own experiences and those of other parents facing the death of a child from illness or a life-limiting...
Good Grief, Supporting the Bereaved Student Developed by Hospice Calgary staff with the assistance of a Calgary Board of Education Specialist, a high school guidance...
Grief and Death Education Toolkit: Talking about Death, Dying and Grief in the Classroom This Toolkit is an initiative is to help educators feel more comfortable addressing concepts of death and grief within the...
A Handbook for Supporters: Extending Compassion & Care to Grieving Youth This handbook is intended for volunteers and professionals who have received formalized training in the field of child and...
A Handbook for Volunteers: supporting children grieving the dying and death of a loved one The purpose of this handbook is to provide information and tools for volunteers supporting grieving children. The content...
Healing the Bereaved Child: Grief Gardening, Growth Through Grief and Other Touchstones for Caregivers This book written by Alan D. Wolfelt,  PhD, Grief Counsellor,  will help anyone who is working with children and teens who...
The Heart and the Bottle Oliver Jeffers explores themes of love and loss in this life-affirming and uplifting tale. Once there was a girl whose life...
Helping Children Cope With Grief Parents, caregivers and educators wondering how they can help will find many answers to their questions in the following...
Integrating palliative care and symptom relief into paediatrics: A WHO guide for health care planners, implementers and managers This guide is part of a series of World Health Organization (WHO) guidance documents on palliative care. It describes the...
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