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 - tips from a child life specialist. #childlife Tales of Life, Love and Ice Cream

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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.

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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.

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A day in the life of a child life specialist (video).  This piece on TODAY show instantly  made me know that this was the career for me.

A day in the life of a child life specialist (video). This piece on TODAY show instantly made me know that this was the career for me.

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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

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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.

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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.

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Confessions of child life specialist Kristen Beckler, an "Emergency Department Kid Helper"

Confessions of child life specialist Kristen Beckler, an "Emergency Department Kid Helper"

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