The fellow works directly with social work, child life, music therapy, chaplaincy, and family advisory faculty of PACT (Pediatric Advanced Care Team). This rotation includes direct patient care and informal discussions of the goals for patient interactions.
The social worker works directly with families as well as with healthcare workers and school systems in coordinating psychosocial services, providing psychosocial and emotional support for patients, families, and healthcare workers working with dying children.
The child life specialist and music therapist provide social, emotional, and developmental support to children and families by utilizing developmentally appropriate play, art, music, education, counseling, and legacy building activities while creating opportunities for memory making.
The chaplain assigned to the patient floor provides pastoral services for families from a diverse group of spiritual beliefs and religions, including spiritual interventions, support, prayer, and sacraments. The chaplain coordinates spiritual care with communities of faith and arranges any special spiritual needs of a patient and family.
The family advisory faculty brings a family perspective to committees. As an advisor to PACT, they collaborate in patient care and strategic planning.