Member Spotlight

On the Member Spotlight page, we celebrate the accomplishments of our diverse, talented, and innovative members.

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Divna Wheelwright, MA, CCLS - Cultural Sensitivity Workshop

Cultural Humility Workshop Spotlight

Divna Wheelwright, MA, CCLS is Manager of Child Life at Children's Hospital of Michigan in Detroit. She recently provided a comprehensive cultural humility training with a specific focus on the intersection of child life and social justice. The team was lead through a series of exercises designed to uncover unconscious bias, explore the concept of microaggression and increase the quality of their advocacy skills. Staff were prompted to role play complex clinical scenarios in which race and culture intersect front-line healthcare. They considered questions, such as "Is it a child life specialist's responsibility to advocate for the underserved? How would you approach a member of the care team who you witnessed providing care differently based on a family's culture?"



Hang Yin Candy Lo, MA, BC-DMT, RDT, CCLS - The Power of Play

Hang Yin Candy Lo, MA, BC-DMT, RDT, CCLS is the director of Piece of Sky, a creative arts therapy and counseling service in Hong Kong. She works with kids in hematology/oncology units as a dance/movement therapist and child life specialist. Please watch this inspiring clip filmed by the American Dance Therapy Association.

 

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