Helping Children Connect With Their Emotions
This presentation will explore the value of working with children to assess their emotional development. It will emphasize how one can better support children in identifying and expressing their feelings. Participants will
be inspired with research, case studies, and interventions aimed at promoting emotional literacy associated with healthcare experiences.
■ Understand the difference between emotions and feelings and how they develop in children.
■ Enhance child life interventions to develop children’s emotional literacy.
■ Acquire resources and activities to help children learn to identify and express their feelings.