Breaking the Mold: Child Life Specialists Working in Community Based Programs
As the child life profession continues to expand, specialists are seeking positions beyond the hospital. The panelists will share their experiences working in an adoption agency, non-profit organization and private practice. Learn how to assess your community’s needs, operationalize your role and
■ Discuss the value of child life services in community based programs.
■ Assess their skill set and apply it to the community’s needs.
■ Strategies to communicate effectively with co-workers and program leaders.
■ Create a structure for continued professional growth and supervision.