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Self Care 

Self care… What is it and how do you find it and use it to your benefit as a Child Life Specialist?

Throughout my internship, I had several patients that were either traumas or suffered under the hand of horrific abusers. 420 more words

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Child Life Council - That's Child Life

Check out this video from The Child Life Council!!!

It’s an introduction into what a child life specialist is & how they help children in the hospital setting

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Child Life Library - Resources!!!

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Child Life Professional Books:

  • Child Life In Hospitals: Theory & Practice**
  • The Handbooks of Child Life**
  • Psychosocial Care of Children in Hospitals: A Clinical Practice Manual**
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What is Child Life & How do Child Life Specialists help?

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What is Child Life?

I was introduced to this new career in my last year of college. A Child Life Specialist came to give a presentation about what she does in hospitals and showed us some of the materials she used in medical play such as medical dolls, distraction books and more. 257 more words

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Let's CHAT

Recently I was privileged  to present at the Children’s Hospital Association of Texas’s Nursing Conference. It was so exciting to be able to talk again about our nitrous oxide program at our hospital, but I was totally blown away by the sessions I got to attend as well. 159 more words

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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

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