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  • Collaboration for Better Care: Integrating Art and Music Therapy in an Inpatient Child Life Program

    Contains 3 Component(s), 1.5 credits offered

    Art and Music Therapists often work alongside child life in children’s hospitals. How can child life specialists collaborate with these professionals to provide the best care for patients and families? Presenters will share their experiences working together as part of an inpatient child life program, provide examples of successful efforts, share information from interprofessional education research, and include suggestions for fostering strong connections.

    Art and Music Therapists often work alongside child life in children’s hospitals. How can child life specialists collaborate with these professionals to provide the best care for patients and families? Presenters will share their experiences working together as part of an inpatient child life program, provide examples of successful efforts, share information from interprofessional education research, and include suggestions for fostering strong connections.

  • Do the Right Thing: Teaching Ethics in the Academic and Clinical Setting

    Contains 3 Component(s), 1 credit offered

    In this presentation, an academic instructor and a clinical student coordinator will discuss how to implement approaches to cultivating healthcare ethics in students, colleagues, and oneself.

    In this presentation, an academic instructor and a clinical student coordinator will discuss how to implement approaches to cultivating healthcare ethics in students, colleagues, and oneself. The use of scenarios, instructional tools, and creative tools, such as games, will be introduced. This presentation connects academics and clinical experiences in the responsibility of cultivating ethics in students and provides others with tools to promote ideal ethical child life behaviors and practices.

  • Relationships to Retention: Methods for Onboarding New Staff

    Contains 3 Component(s), 1 credit offered

    Onboarding staff of all experience levels is a part of the professional world. Showing newcomers that an organization and team are ready for them to utilize their expertise and strengths is a valuable opportunity to establish supportive professional relationships, possibly leading to increased retention. Relevant evidence and tangible, applicable methods will be shared for consideration and use in a variety of programs.

    Onboarding staff of all experience levels is a part of the professional world. Showing newcomers that an organization and team are ready for them to utilize their expertise and strengths is a valuable opportunity to establish supportive professional relationships, possibly leading to increased retention. Relevant evidence and tangible, applicable methods will be shared for consideration and use in a variety of programs.
  • Stressing the Importance of Child Life: A Neurobiological Perspective of Child Life and Implications for Practice

    Contains 3 Component(s), 1 credit offered

    It is understood that child life intervention yields positive outcomes in patients’ coping and development; however, the mechanism by which these occur is seldom a focus of child life professionals. Neuroscience and biology fill an often-overlooked gap in child life theory, providing compelling insight into the efficacy of child life interventions. This presentation aims to explore connections between child life practice and neuroscientific concepts including developmental plasticity, stress, and healing.

    It is understood that child life intervention yields positive outcomes in patients’ coping and development; however, the mechanism by which these occur is seldom a focus of child life professionals. Neuroscience and biology fill an often-overlooked gap in child life theory, providing compelling insight into the efficacy of child life interventions. This presentation aims to explore connections between child life practice and neuroscientific concepts including developmental plasticity, stress, and healing.

  • Building Child Life Programming in Previously Unserved Populations

    Contains 3 Component(s), 1 credit offered

    In hospital settings where child life specialists work on a specific unit, there can be unserved populations that get overlooked. A child life specialist can assess the needs, find their place within a new team, and adapt interventions in order to provide crucial services and positively effect children and families whose needs were previously unmet.

    In hospital settings where child life specialists work on a specific unit, there can be unserved populations that get overlooked. A child life specialist can assess the needs, find their place within a new team, and adapt interventions in order to provide crucial services and positively effect children and families whose needs were previously unmet.