Clinical Resources

Beads of Courage

Clinical Resources

From our Flagship Program used in hospitals to our other Arts-In-Medicine programs used in an array of settings, Beads of Courage has tools and resources for clinicians, ambassadors, students, and other professionals. Please explore this page to learn more about the programs we have to offer.

Beads of Courage has been providing innovative arts-in-medicine programs for children and teens coping with serious illness, their families and the clinicians who are for them for many years. These programs are intended to be facilitated by caring clinicians or other staff members. You do not need to have access to our Flagship Program to use the additional programs listed. Check them out below and contact us if you have any questions.



Hosted by our Center for Arts in Nursing Program Director & Chaplain – Scott Lee!

All clinicians are welcome!

Tuesday, June 25th, 2-3pm ET (11am-noon PT)

Thursday, June 27th, 8-9pm ET (5-6pm PT)

Information for Current Hospital Partners:

Virtual Ambassador Refresher Trainings:

These trainings are for partners already licensed to use the Beads of Courage Program.

Registration is required and closes two weeks prior to the training. Please contact if you want to attend after the deadline – You are still welcome to attend!

  • Wednesday July 31, 2024 @ 12p ET
  • Wednesday October 30, 2024 @ 12p ET

Register Here

Changes to your existing Beads of Courage Ambassador team?

Beads of Courage would love to hear from you!

We value our partnership in caring with you and look forward to your comments and suggestions.

Beads of Courage


Learn more about each of our programs by clicking below OR download our Program Catalog for additional details & opportunities.


An arts-in-medicine program that aids in emotional healing for children and teens coping with serious illness.


Recognizes and supports the emotional journey of a sibling when their brother or sister is coping with serious illness.

Bead Strong

Encourages anyone to pause, breathe and learn about mindfulness as an important life skill.


Provides a fun art experience for anyone needing an escape from stress and an opportunity to connect with others.

Compassion & Courage

Honors the legacy of a loved one who has died dand the courage of those who grieve.

Beads of Courage

How Can We Help?

We love to support our partners in caring! We are here to answer any questions, learn about your successes with Beads of Courage experiences for clinical support, and help bring Beads of Courage programming to your hospital or organization.

Chief Executive Officer

Beth Moneck, MS, CCLS, CIMI

Program Director:

Abby Briscoe, MS, CCLS

Child receiving Beads of Courage from Child Life Specialist
Hospital staff with Beads of Courage materials cart and wearing Beads of Courage shirts
Hospital staff holding up a Beads of Courage materials box. Wearing masks but seems like they are smiling
Child receiving Beads of Courage materials from a Child Life Specialist
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