The NWHRN “Pediatric Toolkit” is a detailed resource to assist in developing internal pediatric surge or disaster plans. This version (Fall, 2020) replaces previous versions of the Toolkit.  Included here are numerous resources, guidelines, checklist and trainings for inpatient, outpatient and neonatal planning.

For further information, questions, and/or suggestions for improvement please feel free to contact:  info@nwhrn.org.

Last updated: November 4, 2020


Planning and Caring for Pediatric and Neonatal Patients in Disasters: Inpatient and Outpatient Guidelines – Full Text


NWHRN Pediatric Toolkit – Section Attachments

Section 1 – Inpatient

Section 2 – Outpatient

Section 3 – Security

Section 4 – Currently no attachments.

Section 5 – Neonatal

Section 6 – Psychosocial

  • Attachment 6-A

    Behavioral Health Toolbox for Families: Supporting Children and Teens During the COVID-19 Pandemic

  • Attachment 6-B

    Listen, Protect, and Connect: Psychological First Aid for Children and Parents

  • Attachment 6-C

    Listen, Protect, and Connect: Family to Family, Neighbor to Neighbor. Psychological First Air for the Community Helping Each Other

  • Attachment 6-D

    PsySTART Rapid Pediatric Mental Health Triage System: WRAP-EM System End User Manual for WADoH

  • Attachment 6-E

    A Guide to Build Cultural Awareness: American Indian and Alaskan Native

  • Attachment 6-F

    American Academy of Pediatrics - Psychosocial Issues for Children and Families in Disasters: A Guide for the Primary Care Physician

  • Attachment 6-G

    Helping Children Cope With Fear and Anxiety

  • Attachment 6-H

    National Institute of Mental Health: After a Disaster - A Guide for Parents and Caregivers

Section 7 – Online Training