ChildKind: A global initiative to reduce pain in children - 8 February 2022 at 12:30pm (AEDT)


The focus of this web conference is "The ChildKind Initiative" - Making children’s comfort a cornerstone of compassionate medical care

Untreated or poorly treated paediatric pain exposes children to unnecessary suffering and leads to significant short and long-term negative consequences.
ChildKind International is dedicated to improving the quality of paediatric pain care around the world through community of practice and an innovative certification process to recognise hospitals with gold-standard paediatric pain management.
Reducing pain for all children, no matter their site of care.

This presentation will cover:

  • A brief history of ChildKind
  • The benefits of ChildKind Certification
  • The 5 Principles of ChildKind and the certification process
  • Building a community of practice: the Resource Library and webinar series


Featured Speaker:

G. Allen Finley, MD FRCPC FAAP
ChildKind Board of Directors and Certification Committee member.
Professor of Anaesthesia & Psychology, Dalhousie University, Halifax, NS, Canada

Neil Schechter, MD
ChildKind President & Chairman of the Board of Directors and Certification Committee member. Director of Chronic Pain Program, Boston Children's Hospital; Senior Associate in Pain Medicine, Division of Pain Medicine, Department of Anaesthesiology, Critical and Pain Medicine, Boston Children's Hospital; Associate Professor of Anaesthesiology, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA.

Bonnie Stevens, RN PhD FAAN FCAHS
ChildKind Board of Directors and Certification Committee Chair.
Professor, Lawrence S. Bloomberg Faculty of Nursing and Faculties of Medicine and Dentistry, University of Toronto; Associate Chief of Nursing Research, Senior Scientist Research Institute, The Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Ontario, Canada


How can I join this web meeting?

Please register for this event.  Details on how to join this Web Conference will then be emailed to you.  You can also visit our members website

All staff of Member Services are welcome to join this meeting. If you do not have a website account, you will need to create an account first.