DCTC will be offering our Child Life course– ECYD 2900, Section 59, Introduction to the Child Life Profession: History and Practice this fall semester. The start date for this course is 8/26/13. This course will be completely online and is taught by a CCLS. This course is recommended for students that have completed the DCTC Child Life Assistant program or for students needing to meet the new Child Life Council exam requirements.
Description: This course offers a basic knowledge of the child life profession. Elements covered include history and current scope of practice, impact of illness and stress, coping theory and strategies, and patient and family-centered care. Students will also examine the modalities of play and the role of preparation in healthcare settings. *This course is taught by a Certified Child Life Specialist. Prerequisite: ECYD 1210: Child Growth & Development and/or instructor permission.
As of 6/20/13, there are 24 seats remaining in the course. The approximate cost (tuition/fees) for this course is $600. Please contact me with any questions and/or registration information. The course has a history of filling quickly!
1.877.937.3282, ext. 8315