Here is a great guide to the different types of play therapy that can be used by Child Life Specialists to help children in medical environments cope.

Here is a great guide to the different types of play therapy that can be used by Child Life Specialists to help children in medical environments cope.

How to Land a Child Life Internship - tips from a child life specialist. #childlife Tales of Life, Love and Ice Cream

How to Land a Child Life Internship

How to Land a Child Life Internship - tips from a child life specialist. #childlife Tales of Life, Love and Ice Cream

Explaining an IV to a child. This is a great way to explain what a IV is to a child not only are they discussing it, but the child gets to see everything as well

Explaining an IV to a child. This is a great way to explain what a IV is to a child not only are they discussing it, but the child gets to see everything as well

Blog by two child life specialists working in the NICU - some helpful tips for distraction techniques with premature infants and developmentally appropriate play activities. Also contains some useful ideas for support groups for siblings of NICU patients.

Blog by two child life specialists working in the NICU - some helpful tips for distraction techniques with premature infants and developmentally appropriate play activities. Also contains some useful ideas for support groups for siblings of NICU patients.

Providing information and entertainment to children and their families through the use of technology. Knowledge gives a child more control over his or her environment. Helps with development of autonomy and initiative.

Providing information and entertainment to children and their families through the use of technology. Knowledge gives a child more control over his or her environment. Helps with development of autonomy and initiative.

A good reference in seeing what positions you can comfortably be with children while they are sitting, in a bed, unable to move certain parts of their body, or are currently immobile.

A good reference in seeing what positions you can comfortably be with children while they are sitting, in a bed, unable to move certain parts of their body, or are currently immobile.

You can succeed on the Child Life Exam and become a Certified Child Life Specialist (CCLS) by learning critical concepts on the test so that you are prepared for as many questions as possible.

You can succeed on the Child Life Exam and become a Certified Child Life Specialist (CCLS) by learning critical concepts on the test so that you are prepared for as many questions as possible.

End of life - Being developmentally sensitive and using terms/ explainations a child will understand

This Kid-Friendly Explanation Of Death Will Change How You Think About The World

End of life - Being developmentally sensitive and using terms/ explainations a child will understand

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