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Resources for Families

At Children’s National, we understand that families have many questions about their child’s condition and care. In addition to any resources your provider may give you, our online resources can also support your ongoing treatment journey.

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Social Work

Our social workers are specially trained and licensed professionals who provide an array of psychosocial services to enhance the quality of care our patients and families receive.

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Child Life Services

Child Life Specialists at Children's National are trained and certified to help children, adolescents and families with psychological and emotional support during outpatient and inpatient visits.

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Support Groups

Children’s National offers various support groups for families to exchange helpful information, provide solace to one another and offer tips to help in caring for their children.

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Patient Websites

Learn more about how to keep your support network informed through patient websites provided by CaringBridge.org.

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Chaplaincy Services

Clinically trained on-call chaplains are available to patients, families and staff 24/7 for support, education, ritual and consultation.

Project ONESIE

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Learn about Amarie, an infant born prematurely, and her Children’s research study on preterm birth effects.

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