Incorporating Youth Voice into the Research ProcessIncludes a Live Web Event on 04/20/2020 at 1:00 PM (EDT)
In this webinar, we will discuss how to integrate youth voice into the research process. The webinar will focus on the principles of youth participatory action research (YPAR). The webinar will demonstrate the spectrum of YPAR and how to--in a variety ways--involve youth and youth voice into the research process. Additionally, the webinar will discuss potential ethical dilemmas of involving youth voice and ways to overcome these obstacles. Suggested Domain: Ethics This webinar is part of our Established Professionals programming
2020 Professional Development Subscription
This exclusive member's only package provides live and on-demand access to all of our 2020 programming. Participants of this package will gain access to webinars across all exam domains, be able to attend both live and on-demand 2020 programming, and earn over 24 PDUs. Not able to attend the live event or subscribing mid-year? No problem. All participants will retain access to live and on-demand 2020 webinars for one year from the date of purchase. With this premium subscription, ACLP's newest webinars are always at your fingertips.
2020 Established Professional Subscription
This exclusive member's only package provides live and on-demand access to all of our 2020 Established Professional programming. Participants of this package will gain access to webinars across all exam domains, be able to attend both live and on-demand 2020 Established Professional programming, and earn over 12 PDUs. Not able to attend the live event or subscribing mid-year? No problem. All participants will retain access to live and on-demand 2020 Established Professional webinars for one year from the date of purchase. With this premium subscription, ACLP's newest webinars are always at your fingertips.
The Ethics of Working in Patients' Homes and in the Community: Considerations for Community-Based Child LifeIncludes a Live Web Event on 04/08/2020 at 1:00 PM (EDT)
Child Life professionals follow a code of ethical principles guided by the Association of Child Life Professionals’ mission, vision, values statements and operating principles. In our modern world, child life practice is expanding and growing every day beyond the hospital and into the community. When providing home-based and community-based child life sessions, professionals are guided by the same ethical principles as their hospital-based colleagues, but in homes and community-based settings, they face different boundary issues and challenges. This webinar explores common ethical concerns faced in home-based and community-based child life and shares insights and strategies to apply ethical principles and gain competence in navigating each situation. Participants will be able to: • identify unique insights that home sessions can provide for child life patient assessments. • identify common ethical issues and challenges that arise during home sessions. • apply appropriate personal and professional ethics when facing ethics and boundary issues during home and community sessions. • develop competence in navigating ethical situations in the home and community setting. Suggested Domain: Ethics
Ethical Concerns Regarding Diagnosis Disclosure: A Case Study Discussion
Disclosure of any medical diagnosis often includes numerous challenges. In the world of HIV, stigma and discrimination play a significant role in determining the appropriate time to share the diagnosis with a child. This presentation will utilize a case study to discuss overall ethical concerns regarding youth disclosure.
2020 Ethics Package
Looking to strengthen your ethics skills? This 5 webinar package offers participants the chance to drill down and fortify their ethics skills while earning 6.5 PDUs in the Ethics Domain. Webinars in this package include: -A Call for Culture Change and Re-prioritization of Our Most Vulnerable Patient: Establishing Neurodevelopmental Protection for the Neonate -Ethical Considerations when Advocating for Patients with Developmental and Behavioral Needs -Ethical Concerns Regarding Diagnosis Disclosure: A Case Study Discussion -Such a Fine Line: Balancing Therapeutic Relationships and Professional Boundaries -Not Can We, but Should We?: Ethical Considerations in Fetal and Perinatal Bereavement Interventions
A Call for Culture Change and Re-prioritization of Our Most Vulnerable Patient: Establishing Neurodevelopmental Protection for the Neonate
At this institution prioritization is often given to patients who are three to seven years old. This has led to a disparity in providing appropriate care for the neonatal population. New research on the short and long term consequences of common procedures and interventions performed on hospitalized infants led this hospital to implement evidence-based guidelines utilizing multi-modal strategies for neonatal pain management and promotion of healthy neurodevelopment. Suggested Domain: Ethics
Expanding Procedural Comfort Initiatives and Self-advocacy from Pediatrics to Adult Care Settings
This session will provide insights about how to use interdisciplinary partnerships to meet both institutional and professional goals. A journey of partnerships with patients and leadership, evidence utilization and persistence has resulted in a system-wide change to reduce procedural pain and anxiety with adult and pediatric patients. SUGGESTED DOMAIN: Ethics
Yours, Mine or OURS? The Shared Responsibility of Providing Disability Competent Care
All child life specialists will encounter patients and families with disabilities. As with any other cultural group, child life specialists need to be prepared to provide culturally-competent care individualized to the needs of these patients and families. SUGGESTED DOMAIN: Ethics
Embracing the Gray: Understanding and Celebrating Differences in Ethical Decision Making
In a world consumed by ethical strife, this session provides an advanced approach to applying ethics within the healthcare environment. SUGGESTED DOMAIN: Ethics
After They've Gone: Child Life Collaboration with a Medical Examiner's Office
Due to legal and policy requirements, medical examiner cases are not eligible to receive bereavement materials while in the hospital. SUGGESTED DOMAIN: Ethics
Ethical Practices of Shaping an Interdisciplinary Global Fieldwork Course
Who is benefiting from child life students completing international fieldwork and why? These are questions considered during the development and assessment of a global fieldwork course for child life, occupational therapy, and nursing students. SUGGESTED DOMAIN: Ethics
2019 Child Life Annual Conference: All Access Pass
Not able to join us at the 2019 Child Life Annual Conference? No problem. With the 2019 All Access Pass you get a front row seat. This package offers the opportunity to view over 40 recorded sessions from our 2019 conference and earn more than 45+ PDUs across the exam domains. Member and Student Member Price- $225.00 Non-member Price- $299.00
Ethical Considerations when Advocating for Patients with Developmental and Behavioral Needs
An overview of the core ethical tenets that are relevant to the special needs population within the healthcare setting will be presented. Each tenet will be defined and explored in detail. A discussion of ethical issues surrounding the care of patients with developmental and behavioral needs will follow, incorporating the core ethical tenets. The role of child life as an advocate will be explored through the use of case studies. Participants will have the opportunity to actively engage and share ethical concerns they have faced in their clinical practice. Group discussion will provide the opportunity to critically evaluate difficult situations participants have encountered.
Everyday Ethics: Identifying the Impact of Ethical Decision-Making on the Delivery of Compassionate Clinical Care
Child life specialists promote the holistic health and well-being of children and their families on a daily, hourly, and minute-to-minute basis. This session will focus on exploring how healthcare clinicians utilize the four basic ethical principles to make clinical decisions during each encounter. This seemingly intuitive process is a result of the intersection between a clinician’s personal values and subsequent training and experience. By exploring how these decisions are made in the moment, participants will learn ways to increase their awareness of this process and how to incorporate intentional ethical decision-making into their daily work.
Such a Fine Line: Balancing Therapeutic Relationships and Professional Boundaries
There is a fine line when balancing the role of professional boundaries in developing and maintaining therapeutic relationships. Through the use of case examples, staff testimonials and group discussion, participants will have a n opportunity to explore methods to create, maintain and encourage professional boundaries in their daily work and within their institution.
Not Can We, but Should We?: Ethical Considerations in Fetal and Perinatal Bereavement Interventions
Dignity and respect are essential to therapeutic bereavement support. Presenters will share iiia standard of care supporting ethical child life programming in fetal and perinatal loss. Case presentations, group discussion, and lecture will guide participants to understand ethical inventions for grieving families and explore self-care strategies.
Developing A Culture of Servant Leadership in the Field of Child Life
Participants will be introduced to the servant leadership model, instructed on the key characteristics of servant leaders, and learn about how it has been successfully integrated into one academic institution’s child life curriculum. Participants will then have opportunity to reflect upon their own servant leaderships skills and brainstorm in groups methods of integrating these ethical principles into their own clinical practice.
Clinical Ethics: Truth Telling in the Pediatric Hospice Population
Little study has been made of how child life specialists cope with their challenging daily work. This presentation will allow the participant to explore resilience through the lenses of gratitude, validation, mindfulness, playfulness and optimism.
Current Research Findings on Child and Parent Communication Preferences for Cancer Diagnosis and Prognosis Disclosure
Child life specialists foster trust by communicating with children in a developmentally appropriate way throughout the treatment trajectory. Developmental theory underscores the necessity of trust for communication, yet limited research supports the facilitation of intentional conversations related to diagnosis and prognosis. This presentation will report research findings on child and parent communication preferences, which will empower child life specialists to advocate for honest developmentally appropriate information throughout a patient’s treatment.
Do the Right Thing: Teaching Ethics in the Academic and Clinical Setting
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.
Building Child Life Programming in Previously Unserved Populations
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.