Upcoming DEI Webinars
Supporting LGBTQ+ Youth and Families: The Role of Child LifeIncludes Credits Includes a Live Web Event on 07/30/2021 at 1:00 PM (EDT)
Exploration of the role of child life when working with LGBTQ+ youth and families. A comprehensive look at the intersection of LGBTQ+ identity, mental health, and overall healthcare experiences. Presenter will focus on developmental theory, language, cultural competency, and gender affirmative healthcare. Presenter will offer tools to anticipate and identify psychosocial stressors, developmental needs, and co-occurring mental health issues. Information on how child life can mitigate such stressors through awareness and advocacy, and help patients and families become more resilient. Finally, the webinar will discuss the importance of connection in terms of promoting health and wellness for LGBTQ+ youth and families. Suggested Domain: Ethics
Diversity and Inclusion: The Student Population (An EBP overview of Practice)Includes Credits Includes a Live Web Event on 04/15/2021 at 1:00 PM (EDT)
This is a deeper look at current practices in student population development through the scope of evidence based practice. This presentation will be factual of a through literature review to support those practices that may be developmental in creation of a more diverse and inclusionary student population. Suggested Domain: Professional Responsibility
Connecting the Dots: Race and Pediatrics and the Role of Child LifeIncludes Credits Includes a Live Web Event on 06/30/2021 at 1:00 PM (EDT)
In this webinar, participants will develop an understanding of how race impacts the patient experience of families of color and the role of child life in supporting and advocating for equitable healthcare and patient experience. Suggested Domain: Professional Responsibility
All of Me: The Impact of Intersectionality on Work as a Child Life SpecialistIncludes Credits Includes a Live Web Event on 10/15/2021 at 1:00 PM (EDT)
Intersectionality is a term that was first used by professor Kimberlѐ Crenshaw in an article published in 1989. Intersectionality is used to describe how race, class, gender and other personal characteristics overlap within a person’s personality. These identities can create both advantages and disadvantages, or discrimination versus privilege. The history of the word intersectionality will be discussed, along with the evolution of the term. This webinar will include a panel of diverse child life specialists who will discuss the ways in which their individual aspects of intersectionality impact their work as child life specialists. Suggested Domain: Professional Responsibility
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Past DEI Webinars
Working With an Interpreter: Enhancing Communication with Limited English Proficient Patients and FamiliesIncludes Credits
The amount of limited English proficient (LEP) patients and families present in hospitals continues to grow. In this presentation, attendees will learn about the role and characteristics of a medical interpreter and how to enhance meaningful interactions with LEP children and caregivers.
Won't You Be My Neighbor: Diversity in the WorkplaceIncludes Credits
Using Mr. Rogers’s Neighborhood as a framework, this presentation seeks to increase individuals’ knowledge of diversity and trust in the workplace. Participants will be challenged to think about their own emotional labor, instances in which they rely on surface and deep level acting, and how it might be affecting their professional relationships
What's Your LGBTQ IQ?Includes Credits
DOMAIN: Assessment; 1.5 PDU's The role of child life specialists requires current information about the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer (LGBTQ) patient population and their families.
Supporting Children from Diverse CulturesIncludes Credits
As healthcare becomes a growing global enterprise, families are increasingly seeking care internationally. This session aims to identify the impact of culture on providers’, parents’, and children’s coping during healthcare experiences.
Promoting Social Inclusion for Children in Healthcare: Implications for Child Life PracticeIncludes Credits
This webinar will explore current understandings, pediatric terms, and concepts associated with social inclusion and children within healthcare populations. Research conducted by the presenters will provide additional information about what we currently know about social inclusion for children with healthcare needs and disabilities.
It's Not the Shark, It's the Water: The intersection of whiteness and child lifeIncludes Credits
Join us for a conversation with leaders of color in the fields of child life and diversity, equity, & inclusion
Child Life Care of Gender-Expansive Children and YouthIncludes Credits
This webinar reviews terminology and describes clinical guidelines for gender-affirming interventions. Additionally, it describes affirmative, trauma-informed, culturally humble, and strength-based approaches in caring for the population, grounded in core child life principles.
Call to Action: Becoming an Abolitionist CCLSIncludes Credits
As CCLS we are ethically bound to understand the history of racial oppression in America as well as interrogate whiteness and the connection to healthcare disparities. In so doing, we can take steps to disrupt and dismantle racist systems and strive to be abolitionist CCLS.
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Get a front seat to all of our 2020 live conference sessions, on-demand. This package contains 16.5 PDUs across key exam domains. Don't miss your chance to engage with this new, exciting content.
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2020 Child Life Virtual Conference Opening Session with Keynote Speaker James BurroughsIncludes Credits
Join us as we kick-off our 2020 Child Life Virtual Conference live!
2020 Child Life Virtual Conference Keynote Presentation with Michelle KimIncludes Credits
Identity, Power, and Privilege - The first step in understanding others is to truly know ourselves. In this keynote, you will have an opportunity to reflect on your own identities and how they have shaped your lived experiences and worldview
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