Child Life in Action
Certified Child Life Specialists (CCLSs) 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. They work in partnership with families, interdisciplinary healthcare teams and community professionals within the evolving healthcare system to meet the psychosocial, emotional and development needs of children and adolescents.
Child Life Responds to COVID-19
Conversations with child life professionals. Hear how child life professionals have experienced COVID-19 both professionally and personally. They share their personal stories and they talk about how they have adjusted and applied their unique skill set in innovative ways, in various work settings, during the coronavirus pandemic.