CPSY 5605: Childhood Death and Bereavement

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 fundamental theories of children’s concept of death and the grief process across development. Students will gain an understanding of how Child Life Specialists collaborate with multidisciplinary care teams to support and provide culturally competent care to pediatric patients and their families at end-of-life and bereavement.

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A Average (3.917)Most Common: A (86%)

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