Many children's hospitals employ child life specialists
who can help your child learn about a procedure using dolls or toys.
We do have a child life specialist
that works with children of adult patients," Wilson says.
Katie MacDougall, CCLS, is a Renal Child Life Specialist
and the Child Life Internship Coordinator, Texas Children's Hospital, Houston, TX.
This may include access to a social worker and child life specialist
, nursing education that includes attention to social and emotional aspects of the child's disease and treatment, and multiple components of family-centered care (American Academy of Pediatrics Committee on Hospital Care & Institute for Family-Centered Care, 2003; www .
2] The child life specialist
is an integral member of the team who is able to assess the child's behavior in the playroom and also provides emotional support to the children during procedures.
Bennett, MEd, CCLS, is Child Life Specialist
II, Educator, Child Life Services, Monroe Carell, Jr.
Ask any child who has stayed overnight in the hospital who their favorite staff person is, and many will name their child life specialist
The pediatric nephrology team for patients on hemodialysis generally is composed of the pediatric nephrologists and medical director, Administrative Programs Director, Clinical Staff Coordinator, other nurses who function as coordinators of various modalities, a social worker, dietician, counselor, child life specialist
, and teacher.
in child life and is a certified child life specialist
Troopers are good guys here," explains Danielle Fleckenstein, a child life specialist
at the hospital.
Inspired by her work at Camp Sunshine, Theresa has decided to become a child life specialist
and her dream is to work at Boston Children's Hospital.