Child Life Specialists® provide evidence-based, developmentally- and psychologically-appropriate interventions including therapeutic play, preparation for procedures, and education that support and reduce fear, anxiety and pain for children, adolescents and families.

Children and adolescents who engage in therapeutic play with a Certified Child Life Specialist exhibit less emotional distress and increased cooperation and lower negative psychosocial responses.

Certified Child Life Specialists provide play opportunities to support growth and development.

Certified Child Life Specialists provide supportive interventions through procedural support, education, preparation, family advocacy, and bereavement support.


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With Certified Child Life Specialists!