In The Footsteps of Goldilocks: Searching For What is ‘Just Right’ in Global Child Life Best Practice
Pioneering child life specialists have been addressing global program development for many years and through a variety of methods. A panel of experienced child life specialists will outline four distinct approaches to global engagement through the lens of cultural impact and sustainability, and facilitate a discussion of best practices for this area of program development.
■ Increase awareness of the multiple factors impacting the implementation of childcentered and child life services abroad.
■ Identify the current models being utilized to develop child-centered practices for healthcare workers and child life programs abroad.
■ Gain an increased understanding of the challenges to building sustainable programs.
■ Participate in a discussion addressing the challenges to the ‘one-size-fits-all’ approach to global programming.