Top 10 Reasons to Call Child Life
- Difficulty Coping
- Life Changing Illness/Injury
- Death or Impending Death
- Scheduled Procedures or Surgeries
- Non Compliance
- Little or no Caregiver/Parent Involvement
- Development Issues
- School Issues
- Non-Pharmacological Pain Management
- Sibling Issues or Issues with Adult Patient
Evidence-Based Practice Statements
Research has shown That...
"Children in the hospital who engage in therapeutic play with a trained professional exhibit less emotional distress, increased cooperation, and
fewer negative physiological responses."