Tools for Practice

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

Psychosocial care
Sesame Street in Communities: Helping Kids Grieve This website produced by Sesame Street in Communities has a wealth of resources for children and families touched by loss...
Social History Implementation Module A social history is a compilation of biographical information about an individual. It may include questions about an individual's...
Social Work Competencies for Practice in Hospice Palliative Care The profession of social work brings a unique perspective to end-of-life care that reflects and supports the holistic philosophy...
Spirituality and Medical Practice: Using the HOPE Questions as a Practical Tool for Spiritual Assessment The HOPE questions described in this article provide a guide for spirituality assessment. As published in American Family...
Standards of Psychosocial Health Services for Persons with Cancer and their Families On behalf of the CAPO Board and the Standards Revision Committee we are very pleased to announce the completion of our revised...
Stay, Breathe with Me: The Gift of Compassionate Medicine This book presents serious illness as a drama of body, mind, and soul. In this drama symptoms and suffering cannot be separated...
Suicide: Assessment Considerations for Health Care Providers Presentation by advisor for Virtual Hospice clinical team reviews points to consider in assessing suicide risk.
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...
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...
Supporting and Strengthening Families Through Expected and Unexpected Life Events - March 2006 Focusing on the family is an integral component of nursing practice. This guideline was developed to promote and facilitate...
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