CPSY 5604: Therapeutic Relationships: Supporting Children 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 the role of Child Life professionals in therapeutic relationships with patients, caregivers and families. The theoretical foundations of therapeutic relationships will be examined and students will gain a working knowledge of the philosophies and principles underpinning patient and family-centered care.

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