Certified Child Life Specialists® are educated and trained to help your child and family better understand and cope with having an illness or injury.

Their role helps to improve your child's care and treatment, increases satisfaction and leads to a better overall healthcare experience for your entire family.

Certified Child Life Specialists provide play opportunities to support growth and development for children and their families when dealing with illness or injury. Certified Child Life Specialists provide supportive interventions through procedural support and preparation, education, family advocacy, and bereavement support.