From the Trauma Bay Through the Hospital Stay: Trauma-Informed Care for Pediatric Patients from Various Child Life Specialist Lenses
Although some components of trauma-informed care are consistent no matter where an intervention occurs, others are more relevant at various points in a typical hospital stay. Using case studies, this webinar will explore the range of child life services for trauma patients throughout the hospital, including ED arrival, PICU stay, and inpatient admission. We will address how our team of child life specialists collaborates across hospital units to provide ongoing support to trauma patients during admission and provide advice and resources for successfully supporting trauma patients in your own institution.
Learning Objectives: Participants will be able to:
• Define trauma-informed care and describe its implementation in various areas of the hospital
• Explain the importance of collaboration as an essential component in continuity of care
• Understand how to utilize key components of trauma-informed care at their facilities
• Tailor interventions for trauma patients to their needs during various parts of their hospital stays
Suggested Domain: Intervention
This webinar is part of our emerging professionals programming.
Devin received her B.S. in psychology from St. Edwards University and her M.S. in child life and family-centered care from Wheelock College. She has been a Certified Child Life Specialist since 2015 and is currently the child life specialist for inpatient trauma and rehabilitation patients on a 72-bed unit.
Rachel received her B.S. in human development and family studies with an emphasis in child life from the University of Missouri-Columbia. She became a Certified Child Life Specialist in 2011 and has been a child life specialist in the emergency department for 8 years.
Stephany received her B.A. in psychology from San Jose State University, her M.A. in early childhood education with an emphasis in child life in the hospital at Mills College. She became a Certified Child Life Specialist in 2016 and is currently the child life specialist in the pediatric intensive care unit.
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