Child life

Discover how child life professionals support children and families in healthcare settings. Learn about the essential skills and rewarding career opportunities in this field, and make a difference in the lives of young patients.
Helping Children Cope with a Blood Test - Child Life Mommy Medical Play Activities, Medical Play Activities Child Life, Childlife Specialist, Child Life Specialist Activities, Child Life Specialist Aesthetic, Medical Play, Child Life Specialist, Medical Procedures, Therapeutic Activities

Painful medical procedures are difficult to cope with. As a Certified Child Life Specialist, my role is to prepare children for new experiences while providing a coping plan. I had the opportunity to support my own son for a routine blood test this week. He was quite nervous when his pediatrician mentioned it and I […]

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Abby Horton
Medical Play Activities Child Life, Childlife Specialist, Child Life Specialist Activities, Child Life Specialist Aesthetic, Kids Coping Skills, Katie Taylor, Child Life Specialist, Medical Procedures, Levels Of Understanding

What is a child life specialist? So glad you asked! It’s a question that everyone interested in improving kids’ medical experiences should be asking.

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Shalane Ponce
From problem-solving to creativity, play allows kids to develop important skills they will continue to use throughout their life. Play varies at each age and can be broken down into these 6 stages of play. #playtime #kidsplay #playmatters #toddlers #toddlerplay #childdevelopment #toddlerdevelopment #playskills #pretendplay #playislearning #toddlerplay #childdevelopment #toddlerdevelopment #playislearning #stagesofplay #6stagesofplay Copyright © 2021 Pathways Foundation Human Development Notes, Baby Brain Development Activities, Family Resource Center, Stages Of Play, Child Development Stages, Early Childhood Education Resources, Child Development Activities, Child Life Specialist, Early Childhood Learning

From problem-solving to creativity, play allows kids to develop important skills they will continue to use throughout their life. Play varies at each age and can be broken down into these 6 stages of play. #playtime #kidsplay #playmatters #toddlers #toddlerplay #childdevelopment #toddlerdevelopment #playskills #pretendplay #playislearning #toddlerplay #childdevelopment #toddlerdevelopment #playislearning #stagesofplay #6stagesofplay Copyright © 2021 Pathways Foundation

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10 ways to celebrate child life month blog post Child Life Specialist, Month Gifts, Future Career, Professional Growth, Patient Experience, Gift Quotes, Child Life, Continuing Education, Creative Activities

March is Child Life Month, a month where hospitals around the world have the opportunity to celebrate child life specialists and the Child Life profession through education and raising awareness. Here are 10 ways you can kickstart your Child Life Month celebrations!

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Erika Nicole