Health Watch: Melissa Luman Explains Importance of Child Life Program

To help support a child’s psychosocial and educational needs during a hospital stay, a visit to the Emergency Department or a clinic, our Medical Center has certified child life specialists to help children and parents cope with a potentially stressful health care experience. In a recent Health Watch segment, below, Child Life Manager Melissa Luman, CCLS, MS, explained the role of a child life specialist and some of the tactics used. Follow the Child Life Program Facebook page for the latest updates.

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