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. Using carefully-selected case studies, pertinent bibliographical resources, and personal experience, the authors provide readers with an abundance of practical aids, as well as a deeper understanding of the need for child life programs, and the mechanics of establishing them. 271 pages. Softcover. ISBN: 0-398-04456-2. Recommended reference in studying for the Child Life Professional Certification Examination.