Popular Culture as a Tool for Emotional Intervention
Popular culture and media can have a powerful impact on the ways in which child life specialists approach emotional identification and regulation interventions. Child life specialists should be aware of the opportunities that certain media offers for exploring abstract emotions with
■ Identify the characteristics within popular films and other media that align with child life principles.
■ Explain the applications of certain films to child life practice.
■ Facilitate interventions related to emotional identification and regulation.
■ Identify tools to create your own interventions.