child life internship

Here’s another great activity my friend Alex had for our practicum project – a medical mystery box! This was one of my personal favorites and the kids who participated really loved it as well. Check out her descriptions on the side of the picture. Source: http://pinterest.com/alexasunter/

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My friend Alex created this beanbag toss for our practicum project last month. It was a great hit with all the kids! for the beanbags, she wrapped them in blue medical gloves to make it more hospital-friendly & keep it hospital themed. Source: http://pinterest.com/alexasunter/

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I was recently inspired by one of my previous posts with this band-aid art idea. My twist however was that the children who made these “get well cards” could either keep them or leave them with me and I’d take it to a patient in the hospital. It was a great hit! Children and teens […]

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I have an interview for a child life practicum in a few week, any ideas on what kind of questions they may ask?

from personal experience I would say that you should definitely know about different theorists (Piaget, Ericsson, etc.), general knowledge about different age groups and the differences between them, and have strong answers for questions on why you chose the field, advocacy, etc. Also, make sure and be honest with the scenario based questions — if […]

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