Children’s Pain Captured in Art

Children’s Pain Captured in Art

Artwork is a powerful therapeutic tool to help children and caregivers express their emotions about their medical experiences. Children often have a difficult time verbalizing feelings associated with pain and the modality of art provides them the opportunity to...
Knowledge is Power: Coming Together to Reduce Procedural Pain

Knowledge is Power: Coming Together to Reduce Procedural Pain

Last week we packed up and headed to the 2017 Association for Child Life Professionals conference. We joined thousands of pediatric healthcare professionals from around the globe including nurses, doctors, administrators, educators, students and child life specialists...
Happy Child Life Month!

Happy Child Life Month!

  This month we are shining a big bright light on a group of medical professionals that many have never heard of – child life specialists. These trained healthcare professionals are a key part of the multidisciplinary medical team serving pediatric patients....
Augusta Victoria Update + Our 5th Birthday

Augusta Victoria Update + Our 5th Birthday

Hello from Jerusalem! While we are here working with Augusta Victoria Hospital, we are also celebrating our 5th birthday. We’re grateful to those who have supported us, donated, mentored, prayed, laughed, helped and advised us. We’ve gotten social with each other;...

The Tawfiq Nasser Fellowship in Compassionate Healthcare

Standish Foundation for Child & Family Centered Healthcare is returning to the pediatric cancer center at Augusta Victoria Hospital in Jerusalem on August 16, 2015. Our journey to Jerusalem is bittersweet. We will be going to the memorial of Dr. Tawfiq Nasser....
Support Trip to Augusta Victoria Hospital

Support Trip to Augusta Victoria Hospital

Our team has travelled to Jerusalem to provide training and support to the amazing staff at Augusta Victoria Hospital. We have had a very full few days in the pediatric blood and cancer unit of in Augusta Victoria Hospital (AVH). (AVH) is housed in a beautiful...