Play is an important and familiar part of life for children.
Certified child life specialists (CCLS) have college degrees in areas similar to child development, psychology, education or therapeutic recreation.
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Child and family life team members maintain specially equipped playrooms that are safe, stress-free places for patients and their siblings to play. If your child is unable to participate in playroom activities, bedside play is available for all ages.
We believe that a child’s school experience supports the healing process. Our hospital school program helps to provide normalcy and assist in a smooth transition back to the classroom.
As a part of child and family life team, music therapy is available to your child. Music therapy is an established health profession that utilizes musical interventions to address specific goals for individuals of all ages.
We offer both child life practicum and child life internship opportunities. We strive to offer students a wide variety of experiences within the hospital setting as well as a solid understanding of the profession of child life specialists. We accept students with or without a college affiliation.
Thank you for your interest in volunteering to provide your time or talent to our patients and families. Current in-person visits are on hold at this time. We look forward to future opportunities to share with you. Thank you for understanding.
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