Summer Child Life Course (Online)

Published on: March 5, 2014

Filled Under: Child Life, Early Childhood Youth Dev Program

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DCTC will be offering our online Child Life course– ECYD 2900, Section 59, Introduction to the Child Life Profession: History and Practice this summer semester. This course runs from 6/2/14 – 7/25/14. 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 4/1/14, there are 23 seats remaining in the course. (Registration has begun) The approximate cost (tuition/fees) for this course is $600. Please contact me with any questions and/or registration instructions. This course has a history of filling quickly!

Dawn Braa 1.651.423.8315,

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