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#therapeutictuesday is now live on the blog! learn how to adapt an old favorite game into a great therapeutic resource #childlifechick  #childlifespecialist childlifechick.wordpress.com (clickable link in insta bio!)

#therapeutictuesday is now live on the blog! learn how to adapt an old favorite game into a great therapeutic resource #childlifechick #childlifespecialist childlifechick.wordpress.com (clickable link in insta bio!)

The patient is the doctor. Medical play is a therapeutic activity for children. It helps them to act out their fears, have questions answered, and feel empowered.

The patient is the doctor. Medical play is a therapeutic activity for children. It helps them to act out their fears, have questions answered, and feel empowered.

Blog article follows child life specialist Mindy Teele during a busy evening in the ER and includes some great video clips of procedural preparation and distraction. Via Children's Hospitals and Clinics of Minnesota

Blog article follows child life specialist Mindy Teele during a busy evening in the ER and includes some great video clips of procedural preparation and distraction. Via Children's Hospitals and Clinics of Minnesota

Hello again child life friends!! I apologize for the delay in production, but with the new year upon us I fully intend on bringing some marvelous resources and activities to add to your giant three ring binders! Until then, I have posted two new things on *Crafts to Cure: Wise Guides*! I added a list of all of my favorite and seemingly most beneficial books. A few will be familiar but hopefully you will see a couple of new ones! Stay tuned friends much much more to come! -B

Hello again child life friends!! I apologize for the delay in production, but with the new year upon us I fully intend on bringing some marvelous resources and activities to add to your giant three ring binders! Until then, I have posted two new things on *Crafts to Cure: Wise Guides*! I added a list of all of my favorite and seemingly most beneficial books. A few will be familiar but hopefully you will see a couple of new ones! Stay tuned friends much much more to come! -B

Because any game can be a therapeutic game when you're a child life specialist. Can't wait to use my newly labelled Jenga blocks with my patients.

Because any game can be a therapeutic game when you're a child life specialist. Can't wait to use my newly labelled Jenga blocks with my patients.

Therapeutic Activities for Children and Teens Coping with Health Issues - Robyn Hart, Judy Rollins - Google Books

Therapeutic Activities for Children and Teens Coping with Health Issues - Robyn Hart, Judy Rollins - Google Books

Child Life Specialist, Lauren Shinn, facilitated a therapeutic activity today. Children learned about white blood cells, red blood cells, plasma and clotting factor as they made their blood clots. Therapeutic Activity- Making blood clots in the Robin Bush Child and Adolescent Center — at MD Anderson Children's Cancer Hospital.

Child Life Specialist, Lauren Shinn, facilitated a therapeutic activity today. Children learned about white blood cells, red blood cells, plasma and clotting factor as they made their blood clots. Therapeutic Activity- Making blood clots in the Robin Bush Child and Adolescent Center — at MD Anderson Children's Cancer Hospital.

Helping a Teenager Deal with Grief --- Several other terrific articles and therapeutic interventions on this website.

Helping a Teenager Deal with Grief --- Several other terrific articles and therapeutic interventions on this website.

Upcoming blog series containing incredible advice about interviewing for Child Life Internships! You don't want to miss. Pin for later if you are still in School! Connecting with Compassion: Confessions of two Child Life Specialists

Upcoming blog series containing incredible advice about interviewing for Child Life Internships! You don't want to miss. Pin for later if you are still in School! Connecting with Compassion: Confessions of two Child Life Specialists

Healing Buddies Comfort Kit™ App - The Healing Buddies Comfort Kit™ is an easy-to-use app that applies several integrative medicine techniques adapted for kids that are quick and effective for symptom control. By combining kid-friendly activities and exercises that teach self-care skills, the Healing Buddies Comfort Kit™ offers an interactive, virtual way to learn how to manage common symptoms like pain, worries, nausea, fatigue and trouble sleeping. $4.95

Healing Buddies Comfort Kit™ App - The Healing Buddies Comfort Kit™ is an easy-to-use app that applies several integrative medicine techniques adapted for kids that are quick and effective for symptom control. By combining kid-friendly activities and exercises that teach self-care skills, the Healing Buddies Comfort Kit™ offers an interactive, virtual way to learn how to manage common symptoms like pain, worries, nausea, fatigue and trouble sleeping. $4.95

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