Tools for Practice

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

Psychosocial care
The Oxford Textbook of Palliative Social Work Comprehensive, evidence-informed text that addresses the needs of professionals who provide interdisciplinary, culturally...
A Pan-Canadian Clinical Practice Guideline: Assessment of Psychosocial Health Care Needs of the Adult Cancer Patient This guideline provides professional health care providers with recommendations regarding the routine, systematic, and standardized...
Parenting After the Death of a Child: A Practitioner's Guide In the aftermath of the death of a child, parents face the challenge of not only dealing with their own grief, but also that...
Patient Dignity Inventory The Patient Dignity Inventory is an assessment tool that is easily administered (as either a self report or an instrument...
Practical Thoughts, Tips & Questions to Enhance Psychosocial Care Practical thoughts and tips to enhance psychosocial care offered by all members of the inter-disciplinary team in end-of-life...
Pregnancy and Infant Loss Summit Recommendations This executive summary represents a condensed version of the recommendations put forward by the speakers at the 2016 Pregnancy...
Preparing Children for Funeral and Memorials Family rituals following a death are significant events in an individual’s life, and children are no exception. Families...
Principles and Practice of Grief Counselling The book describes the unique aspects of grief as a normal response to loss, and views the goal of counseling bereaved individuals...
PSSCAN-R Psychological Screening Screening tool developed by BC Cancer Agency to help identify information and support needs of patients and families.
Psychosocial & Palliative Care Pathway This Pathway provides an overview of the evidence-based best practices for the management of patients in Ontario during a...
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