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Students! Got a Question?

Happy first day of December!! I can’t believe that it’s almost the end of the year. Time has surely flown by, and I can’t wait for the holidays!!! 211 more words

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How to Help a Parent Cope with the Loss of a Baby

I’ll never forget the day that a dear friend of mine had faced her worst nightmare. She was pregnant with twins and working as a child life specialist at her hospital. 575 more words


Internship Applications

It’s about that time of year… Child Life applications are due in about a month and a half.  What?  I thought that I still had so much time, but in all actuality, I don’t.   314 more words


8 Ways to Prepare a Child to be Present for the Birth of a Sibling

Guest Blogger, Tiffany Jensen at Child Within Birth Services

Imagine you are 4 years old. Your mother is pregnant. There is constant talk of the new baby that will be joining the family. 1,040 more words


2 days

I have spent the last several weeks reading and re-reading all of my child life textbooks, notes, and lectures in preparation for the child life professional certification exam. 295 more words

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Why We're Here

What makes our job difficult is seeing the child abuse and neglect cases come in. We are prepared to care for each child that walks into our doors, but sometimes the the child’s story is unimaginable. 170 more words

Story time 

I’m taking a brief pause from studying to share a quick anecdote. I was in the middle of re-reading the Guidelines for Development of Child Life Programs when I came across this line; “Children who are fearful may need professional support to enter the ” … 522 more words

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