Course curriculum

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    Course Outline

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    • Description

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    • Learning Objectives

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    • Introduction

    • Operationalizing Pediatric Chronic Illness

    • What are the Stressors for Families and Caregivers?

    • Theories of Caregiver Adaptation and Adjustment

    • The Impact of Caregiving on the Family and the Patient

    • An Underlying Theoretical Framework for Behavioral Interventions

    • Assessment

    • Advice about Treatment Planning in this Population

    • Behavioral Interventions

    • Benefits of Social Support

    • Fostering Relationships with the Healthcare Team

    • Advocating for Social Policy

    • Conclusion

    • References

    • Post-Test: Facilitating Adjustment in Families with a Chronically-Ill Child

    • Program Evaluation