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Weill Cornell Medical Centre and Elmhurst Hospital Centre

After my 3 days at Montefiore, the lovely Katie had set me up with two day visits to different centres to visit the Child Life Specialists there and see how the different programmes work in these two very different hospitals! 878 more words

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Children's Hospital at Montefiore - Overview and Child Life Specialist Team

The first three days of my project were spent in the Children’s Hospital at Montefiore, in the Bronx. This is a large Children’s hospital with a 26 bedded PICU with a cardiac/ECMO program. 631 more words

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Infant Massage - why and how

Massage soothes and calms you, it can do the same for your baby.

Touch is powerful. A tender caress on your child’s cheek before they go to school, a cuddle to comfort a crying baby, stroking a baby’s back to lull them to sleep, these touches can promote bonding, trust, communication. 847 more words

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Destination: Tampa

Two weeks ago I received an offer to complete my child life internship at Tampa General Hospital. Out of the 20+ applications I sent out across Canada and the USA, I received two interviews, and two offers. 303 more words

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Adventures in the East

Hello my wonderful readers! You might be wondering why the long spaces between posts. As I’ve mentioned  before, my full-time job is at a children’s hospital and I have found that it keeps me very busy. 1,068 more words

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The Struggle: Part 5

It’s a waiting game…

Internship offer day is next TUESDAY…

For those who have been waiting at the edge of their seats…

I received ONE interview out of the 18+ hospitals I applied to…and I’m thrilled about it. 315 more words

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Wilmington's Goodhue Recognized By Child Life Council & Care Dimensions

WILMINGTON, MA — In March, Care Dimensions joined with the Child Life Council to celebrate Child Life Month and to recognize the efforts of Wilmington resident and child life specialist, Kristen Goodhue, MS, CCLS. 345 more words