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Tip Sheets for Parents

Tools for Parents to Help Their Children (And Themselves) Recover From Injury

Download Tipsheets for Parents

Every year millions of children in the US are injured. Most do well. A prescription for full recovery? Take care of pain and physical healing AND pay attention to emotional needs.

Along with the interactive tools on this website, we’ve created some printable tools with quick tips and guidance to help parents and children make a full emotional and physical recovery after an injury.

Download Tipsheets (pdfs) here:

Coping with an injury

After The Injury: Helping My Child Cope. Offers 6 ways you can help your child recover well after an injury.
After The Injury: Tips for Kids. Tells the story of Jesse and offers suggestions for ways children can help themselves cope after an injury.
After The Injury: Helping Myself Cope. A child’s injury can be stressful for parents as well – this tip sheet offers 6 ways for you to take care of yourself while caring for your injured child.

Coping with being in the hospital

At the Hospital: Helping My Child Cope. Describes the hospital experience and offers 8 ways to help your child during their stay.
At the Hospital: Helping My Teen Cope. Offers 8 ways to help your teen with the hospital experience - from a teen-specific point of view.
After the Hospital: Helping My Child Cope. Describes what to expect and offers 8 ways to help your child after coming home from a hospital stay.