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Gates A. n.d.. The Chronic Illness Program (CIP) [Final report]. New Orleans, LA: Children's Hospital, 21 pp.

Annotation: The goal of this project was to develop a regionalized system of care for chronically ill children and their families. To achieve this goal, the project identified the needs of children with chronic illnesses and their families, developed a network of existing resources for this population, and established new resources. Activities included developing a network of parents, community providers, and health professionals; conducting education/training sessions for school and Title V personnel, parents, and health professionals; producing educational packets and training materials; and developing a computerized information and referral system for state MCH and school system staff. [Funded by the Maternal and Child Health Bureau]

Contact: National Technical Information Service, U.S. Department of Commerce, 5301 Shawnee Road, Alexandria, VA 22312, Telephone: (703) 605-6050 Secondary Telephone: (888) 584-8332 E-mail: Web Site: Document Number: NTIS PB93-147080.

Keywords: Chronically Ill, Coordination of Health Care, Families, Networking, Play Therapy, Referrals

Marta SY. 2003. Healing the hurt, restoring the hope. [no place]: SawRobin Press, 341 pp.

Annotation: This book discusses how children and youth may react to traumatic experiences, how to recognize when children are affected by traumatic experiences such as divorce, death, and crisis and how to help children heal after such experiences. The author recounts many related stories and recommends games, play-based exercises, rituals, and other activities to help children express and resolve their emotions. The book explores the roles of the family, school, and community in healing children that suffer emotional injury.

Keywords: Adolescents, Children, Communication skills, Emotional trauma, Grief, Mental health, Parent child relations, Play therapy, Resource materials, Youth


This project is supported by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) under grant number U02MC31613, MCH Advanced Education Policy, $3.5 M. This information or content and conclusions are those of the author and should not be construed as the official position or policy of, nor should any endorsements be inferred by HRSA, HHS or the U.S. Government.