Child Life Workshops
Interested in a career working with children in healthcare? Consider joining the Child Life Program at Upstate Golisano Children’s Hospital for our Child Life 101 or Child Life 201 Workshop!
Child Life 101 Workshop
This half day workshop includes information on the requirements to become a Certified Child Life Specialist as well as:
- Medical Play
- Procedural Support
- Communication and Language
- Working with Children with Special Needs
- Family and Sibling Support
- Administration and Event Planning
Participants must be at least a junior in high school, a college student who is thinking about pursuing the child life profession, and/or an adult who is looking to learn more about child life.
Child Life 201 Workshop
This 2 hour workshop allows participants to meet with Certified Child Life Specialists in a panel setting to discuss practicums, internships, interviews, confidence and skill building, and self-care.
Child Life 201 may be attended without participation in Child Life 101.
Participants must be enrolled in or have completed at least one college level Child Life specific course taught by a child life specialist.