CHILD LIFE SPECIALIST

  • Cooper University Health Care
  • Camden, NJ, USA
  • Feb 12, 2020
Full time Health Care

Job Description

Bachelors of Arts or Bachelors of Science Degree in Child Life, Child Development, Developmental Psychology, Education, Social work, Therapeutic Recreation, etc.

Completion of 480+ hour internship, as required by the Child Life Council.

Certified Child Life Specialist (CCLS), or completion certification within one year of hire.

 

 

     To plan and implement supportive, therapeutic, educational and recreational programs for

     pediatric patients.

 

     To provide preparation and procedural support to patients and families.

 

     To facilitate and encourage positive coping mechanisms in children and their families.

 

     To provide opportunities for growth and development through play, learning and self-

     expression

    

     To serve as a resource for other hospital staff in areas of: child development, family

     centered care, age appropriate preparation and coping strategies, as well as end-of-life