How to Land a Child Life Internship - tips from a child life specialist. #childlife Tales of Life, Love and Ice Cream
Play Specialism / Child Life
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.
Jenga for grief and loss. Can be used with any age group. Fun idea and very helpful to get people talking!
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.
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.
Child life in the NICU
My Coping Toolbox! Filled with coping objects, items, photos, etc. for self…
Information to help you help children understand death: http://www.dyingmatters.org/sites/default/files/user/images/Resources/Promo%20materials/Leaflet_8_Web.pdf
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
Play Therapy ideas for work
A must have skill to become a child life specialist (Part 1)