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Internship #1 Update

The last four and a half weeks have been a whirlwind! I have been rocket launched into the world of child life – and it’s pretty amazing. 448 more words


The Creation of Hope Has Fun

Often times, when people face challenging moments in their lives and lean on others for support, they build a unique sense of empathy and resiliency. There is a deeper understanding for others going through a similar challenge and they want to help, by  758 more words


Evidence-based Practice in the News

This assignment called for “assessing meaningful data for effective evaluation of child life services, and to demonstrate the process for engaging in evidence-based practice” (CLC3a; CLC2a). 63 more words

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'Tis the Season for Giving

It’s that time of year in thinking of others and giving back. With so many options of places to donate food, clothing and toys it can be a little overwhelming. 360 more words

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Traveling the miles to bring the smiles - Equine Therapy from Step into TLC

“What do you think Buddy likes to eat?” George Roach asks Viah. Buddy, a miniature horse, stands at may be 3 feet high, nuzzling alongside Viah, his eyes closing as she gently strokes his forelock.   557 more words

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Let Them Eat Pie!

I hope everyone had a wonderful Thanksgiving this past week! In celebration of one of my favorite holidays, I wanted to talk about a type of therapeutic activity that hasn’t been featured on this blog, until now. 597 more words

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