The Hospitalized Child: A course for child-life professionals

Children who have conditions that require extended hospital stays or frequent outpatient visits may experience special challenges. In this course, participants prepare and present detailed reports on such children with a focus on:

  • Evaluating and understanding the individual child’s situation
  • How to help the patient and family master the current stresses
  • Understanding of the individual with respect to: 
    • General concepts of child development
    • Emotional aspects of illness and of their management.

Special emphasis is placed on methods of supporting mastery by patients and their families mastery – including preventative measures and means of follow-up support.

The class begins September 16, 2015, and continues for a total of nine Wednesday-evening sessions until May 4, 2016.

CEU credits (10.5 hours) are available through the Counselor, Social Worker and Marriage & Family Therapist Board of Ohio.
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Details:

Time: 6-7:30 p.m.
Dates: (all session are on Wednesday):

  • Sept. 16, 2015
  • Oct. 7, 2015
  • Nov. 4, 2015
  • Dec. 2, 2015
  • Jan. 6, 2016
  • Feb. 3, 2016
  • March 2, 2016
  • April 6, 2016
  • May 4, 2016

Location: The Hanna Perkins Center for Child Development
19910 Malvern Road
Shaker Hts., OH 44122
Map and directions

Instructor: Devra Adelstein, LISW
Cost: $150

For questions or to register, please contact Pamela Millar, Associate Director of Community Engagement & School Programs by e-mail or by calling 216-991-4472. 

You may also register online
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