This comprehensive book is designed to help health professionals of all disciplines who work with children gain understanding and skill in how to approach and treat children’s pain, and help children understand and cope with their own pain.
Whether you are preparing to embark on a new career outside of the hospital, or merely keeping abreast of current trends in the field, Child Life Beyond the Hospital will prove an interesting read that documents the ongoing expansion of the child life profession into new practice arenas.
A classic reference for child life professionals, Child Life in Hospitals skillfully interweaves a sensitive treatment of the needs of hospitalized children with a practical discussion of the realities of administering a child life program.
Integrating current research and theory, Meeting Children's Psychosocial Needs Across the Healthcare Continuum examines the significant changes that have occurred recently in healthcare services for children.
Mission, Vision, Values and Operating Principles; Code of Ethical Responsibility; Child Life Competencies; Standards of Clinical Practice; Standards for Academic and Clinical Preparation Programs; and Position Statements on Child Life in Healthcare Settings, in Rehabilitation, and in professional certification.