The university I am attending/will be attending does not have a Child Life program – what do I do? One of the many wonderful things about the child life profession is that you do not need to major specifically in child life to become a Certified Child Life Specialist (CCLS). The university I attended for myContinue reading “Child Life Students”
As many of you probably already know, this year’s national child life conference was in Orlando, Florida. Only 4 hours away from where I live, I was very exited that conference was in my home state this year. Unfortunately due to a prior engagement I was only able to attend the conference Thursday and Friday,Continue reading “34th annual child life conference “
Just last month I went to the Child Life Conference in New Orleans. This was my first time attending conference and it was MAGICAL! I don’t know why I had never gone as a student – I guess I thought that going to conference was more of a professionals thing to go to, but IContinue reading “Child Life Conference: Recap!”
I was finally able to view the results of the Child Life Certification Exam I took back in March &… I passed! I am so happy and excited to be official! Now I’m really looking forward to attending conference! See ya in New Orleans, fellow child life-ers.
I’ve been having a couple of Child Life students e-mail me asking about the pre-practicum/internship process. Since the Child Life Council (CLC) is currently restructuring this process, it can be a little confusing. Here’s what’s going on: Up until April of this year, the process went like this: you submitted a “course work review” to the CLC – aContinue reading “Course Work Review —> Eligibility Assessment Service”
Currently reading: Psychosocial Care of Children In Hospitals : a clinical practice manual from the ACCH child life research project