Children's Health & Illness Recovery Program

CHIRP establishes a collaborative relationship between the physician, pediatric specialist, physical/occupational therapist, pediatric health psychologist, school and the patient’s family to create a program targeting key symptoms and functional limitations. Interventions are designed to facilitate the development of coping and recovery strategies for both the patient and family.

Learn coping skills for living with chronic medical conditions
Learn how to cope with chronic medical conditions

Get help with school issues
help with school issues

Use engaging training tools
Use tools

Welcome to the CHIRP Web site!

Portrait of Dr. Bryan CarterIf you are a patient or family member of a patient, we hope you will find the information, materials, forms, videos, resources and links valuable in establishing an effective program for coping with and recovery from your illness. If you are a professional working with patients and their families, our goal is to make this website a useful tool in your clinical work with your patients. We welcome comments and suggestions from all in our endeavor to make this Web site a responsive and evolving resource.

Bryan D. Carter, Ph.D., University of Louisville School of Medicine

Appointments:(502) 852-1030