CPSY 5602: Developmental Perspectives on Illness and Injury in Healthcare

3 CreditsOnline Available

With a strong foundation in the theory and science of child development, Child Life Specialists promote effective coping for children experiencing the stress and uncertainty of illness, injury, disability, and hospitalization. Child Life Specialists translate the theory of developmental science into practice and advocate for patient- and family-centered care in medical settings. This course will provide an overview of developmental theories as they apply to children and adolescents experiencing illness and injury in healthcare. Child Life preparation, relaxation interventions, and patient support practices for ill children will be examined.

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