of life of children coping with serious illnesses.
that represent their treatment journey.
with beads that honor courage and strengthen resilience.
I really enjoy the communication and therapeutic processing this program opens up between siblings, parents, and clinicians. I also really enjoy seeing how proud the siblings are to show off their Beads of Courage. So often, everything is focused on the patient and it is nice for them to be able to share their story through the beads.
Bead Strong is a natural fit with the therapeutic frameworks (CBT, mindfulness, solution-focused, patient centered) I utilize in sessions with patients, siblings and parents! Our hospital/clinic utilizes Beads of Courage with our patients/siblings and this was another great addition to incorporate into our supportive services/resources!
I have enjoyed incorporating the BOC program into my practice. The patients and families that I serve enjoy and are proud to display their beads to staff and family.