Clinical Supervision Panel Discussion

This workshop provides an exploration of the importance and value of clinical supervision in child life practice. Participants will gain skills to begin developing their own supervision groups through the information and experience gathered from this session.

 Participants will: 

*Gain knowledge about the practice of group and individual supervision and its value to the child life profession.

*Learn the tools needed to initiate or further develop a clinical supervision program in their department.

*Understand the dynamic interaction of facilitator and supervisee through observation and participation in a live individual clinical supervision session.

DOMAIN: Professional Responsibility; 1.5 PDUs

Gloria Mattera


Diane Rode is the director of the child life department at the Mount Sinai Kravis Children's Hospital in New York City. A Licensed Creative Arts Therapist, Ms. Rode has nearly 34 years of experience in the design and development of creative arts modalities and interventions in a children’s hospital, and she consults nationally and internationally with an expertise in clinical supervision, reflective practice, and creative arts and media interventions for children and families in healthcare.

Hilary Woodward

Child Life Specialist at Morgan Stanley Children's Hospital New York Presbyterian

Hilary is a Certified Child Life Specialist working in Pediatric Emergency Medicine at NewYork-Presbyterian Morgan Stanley Children's Hospital at Columbia University Medical Center. In this role, she has collaborated with interprofessional team members on pediatric pain management initiatives, as well as the growth of a weekly in situ simulation program in the Pediatric Emergency Department. Hilary has presented this work at the Association of Child Life Professionals' Annual Conference, Pediatric Academic Societies Annual Meeting, International Pediatric Simulation Society Symposia and Workshops, and a variety of regional conferences. She has published additional work in Pediatric Emergency Care, BMJ Simulation and Technology Advanced Learning, and the ACLP Bulletin.

Hilary holds a Master's degree in Child Life from Bank Street College of Education, where she is now an adjunct faculty member. Additionally, she is founder and director of the child life program at BASE Camp, a simulation-based training program in pediatric emergency medicine for physicians, nurses, and child life specialists that prepares interprofessional teams to care for children and families during traumas, resuscitations, and mass casualty incidents ( Hilary has previously served as an item writer and item writing coach for the Child Life Certification Commission of the Association of Child Life Professionals (ACLP) and is a past chair of ACLP's Mentor Program Subcommittee.


Clinical Supervision Panel Discussion
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5 Questions
5 Questions  |  Unlimited attempts  |  4/5 points to pass
5 Questions  |  Unlimited attempts  |  4/5 points to pass
1.50 PDUs credits  |  Certificate available
1.50 PDUs credits  |  Certificate available