Child Life Clinical Intern Supervisor Course (Cohort 4)

Includes Multiple Live Events. The next is on 02/29/2024 at 6:00 PM (EST)

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Providing students with excellent supervision is critical to advancing the child life profession. Whether you are preparing to supervise your first intern, or you have been supervising for years, building and advancing your supervision skill set is an imperative part of your professional journey. This course is composed of 6 modules over 6 weeks. The modules are a mix of independent and live learning components. Those who successfully complete the course will earn 7.5 PDUs (Suggested Domain: Professional Responsibility) and a digital badge in recognition of Supervisory Excellence. Once purchased, no refunds will be provided. Please verify your availability for the 3 live section meetings (listed below) before purchasing the course.

Cohort 4:
    February 22nd to April 25th, 2024
    Registration is limited to 30 people

Live section meetings will occur on the following dates/times (Please note these times are in Eastern Standard Time):

1.  Thursday February 29th, 2024 from 6:00-7:30pm EST

2.  Wednesday March 20th, 2024 from 6:00-8:00pm EST (last ½ hour optional - will discuss challenging situations)

3. Thursday April 4th, 2024 from 6:00-7:30pm EST

*You are required to attend all three live section meetings for successful completion of the course*

Course Objectives and Goals:

  • Build a community of clinical supervisors to enhance the confidence of emerging professionals in the child life field.
  • Create a standard curriculum and resources for clinical supervisors to develop effective child life internships.
  • Create an accessible platform for emerging clinical supervisors in the child life field through an interactive synchronous learning environment.

I. Module 1: Course Overview - Getting Started in Internship Supervision (Live Component on September 7th from 6-7:30pm EST)

II. Module 2: Assessing Self and Professional Perspectives of Students and Learning (Independent Learning)

III. Module 3: Learning Styles (Independent Learning)

IV. Module 4: Communication and Supervision (Live Component on September 28th from 6-8:00pm EST)

V. Module 5: Tasks of an Internship (Independent Learning)

VI. Module 6: Ethical Scenarios and Sustaining Connectivity (Live Component on October 12th from 6-7:30pm EST)

Jenny Brandt (Moderator)

MS, CCLS

Emily Mozena (Moderator)

MA, CCLS, CTRS

Michelle Mathews (Moderator)

MS, CCLS

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Child Life Clinical Intern Supervisor Course
Begin self-paced component package.
Begin self-paced component package.
Open Discussion
Open discussion to continue.
Open discussion to continue. Use this discussion thread to share challenging supervision scenarios you have encountered and to interact with your peers in this cohort. This discussion thread is not a required assignment, but an opportunity for additional connection and resources to be shared.
Module 1
Pre-Test
Upload 1 files to pass. | Due Date: 02/23/2024
Upload 1 files to pass. | Due Date: 02/23/2024
Module 1 - Discussion Post
Make 1 discussion post to continue.
Make 1 discussion post to continue. Due on 2/28/24: Please include the following: name/preferred pronouns, child life journey, favorite TV show or movie, current or favorite book, favorite color/hobby, and goals for this course.
Module 1 Live Section Meeting
02/29/2024 at 6:00 PM (EST)  |  90 minutes
02/29/2024 at 6:00 PM (EST)  |  90 minutes Topic: Module 1 Live Section Meeting Time: Feb 29, 2024 06:00 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada) Goals for this meeting: 1) Introduce and get to know your learning cohort 2) Review course norms and syllabus 3) Discussion: What is great supervision? 4) Look ahead to Module 2
Module 2
Module 2 - Discussion Post
Make 1 discussion post to continue.
Make 1 discussion post to continue. Due 3/9/24: 1. What did you learn through your own self-assessment of bias? 2. What is one goal that you are working on to be more inclusive in your own practice or in supervising students?
Module 3
Module 3 - Expectations of Interns
Upload 1 files to pass. | Due Date: 03/16/2024
Upload 1 files to pass. | Due Date: 03/16/2024 Due 3/16/24: Upload your PDF from Module 3. Please use the naming convention FirstName_LastName_Module 3
Module 3 - Discussion Post
Make 1 discussion post to continue.
Make 1 discussion post to continue. Due 3/16/24: 1. What did you learn about yourself and how it may reflect upon your teaching style? 2. What is a takeaway from this module that you would like to employ in your own practice?
Module 4
Module 4 Live Section Meeting (last half hour optional)
03/20/2024 at 6:00 PM (EDT)  |  120 minutes
03/20/2024 at 6:00 PM (EDT)  |  120 minutes Topic: Module 4 Live Section Meeting Time: March 20, 2024 06:00 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada) Goals for this meeting: 1) Gain knowledge and skills in successfully coaching a student 2) Gain communication and listening skills 3) Discuss conducting a performance evaluation The last half hour will be optional and provide time to review any challenging situations that course participants have experienced in supervision.
Module 5
Module 5 - Discussion Post 1
Make 1 discussion post to continue.
Make 1 discussion post to continue. Due 3/30/24: What are the expectations of you as a Rotation Supervisor? (e.g., administrative responsibilities, professionalism, communication expectations, supervision tasks – daily, weekly, mid/end of rotation, etc.)
Module 5 - Resource Inventory and Gap Analysis
Upload 1 files to pass. | Due Date: 03/31/2024
Upload 1 files to pass. | Due Date: 03/31/2024 Due 3/30/24: Upload your Module 5 assignment. Please use the naming convention FirstName_LastName_Module5
Module 5 - Discussion Post 2
Make 1 discussion post to continue.
Make 1 discussion post to continue. Due 3/30/24: What is one valuable practice or resource that your internship program uses that you would be willing to share to help strengthen other internship programs?
Module 6
Module 6 - Discussion Post
Make 1 discussion post to continue.
Make 1 discussion post to continue. Due 4/3/24: 1. What does ethics mean to you? 2. How important is reflective supervision? What is the connection between our ethical responsibility to the student and patients/families?
Module 6 Live Section Meeting
04/04/2024 at 6:00 PM (EDT)  |  90 minutes
04/04/2024 at 6:00 PM (EDT)  |  90 minutes Topic: Module 6 Live Section Meeting Time: April 4, 2024 06:00 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada) Goals for this meeting: 1) Recognize the importance of boundaries with learners and an informed awareness of ethical components. 2) Understand the importance of reflective supervision and how to skillfully use this tool to enhance learning, self-reflection, and a foundational means for fostering longevity in the field. 3) Explore and identify key opportunities to teach ethics in a clinical setting, beyond textbook examples. 4) Become familiar with the technical components of an internship program and the integrated thread of ethical responsibility throughout.
Certificate
Certificate
Live and Archive Viewing: 7.50 PDUs credits and certificate available
Live and Archive Viewing: 7.50 PDUs credits and certificate available