How to Land a Child Life Internship - tips from a child life specialist. #childlife Tales of Life, Love and Ice Cream
Here is a great guide to the different types of play therapy that can be used by Child Life Specialists to help children in medical environments cope.
Parts of a Pediatric Patient #childlifespecialist five senses
Child Life Interview Questions (Practicum and Internship)
Providing information and entertainment to children and their families through the use of technology. Knowledge gives a child more control over his or her environment. Helps with development of autonomy and initiative.
You can succeed on the Child Life Exam and become a Certified Child Life Specialist (CCLS) by learning critical concepts on the test so that you are prepared for as many questions as possible.
Blog by two child life specialists working in the NICU - some helpful tips for distraction techniques with premature infants and developmentally appropriate play activities. Also contains some useful ideas for support groups for siblings of NICU patients.
Because any game can be a therapeutic game when you're a child life specialist. Can't wait to use my newly labelled Jenga blocks with my patients.
Explaining an IV to a child. This is a great way to explain what a IV is to a child not only are they discussing it, but the child gets to see everything as well