When a child is admitted into the hospital there is a whole team of professionals working constantly to help them get better—doctors, nurses, therapists, and many times, child life specialists. While all of these roles are vital to the health of the child, it’s the child life specialists that support children and their families in a way that is vastly different, and less well known, than the others.
That’s why there is an entire month dedicated to the incredible work that child life specialists do on a daily basis. March is Child Life Month and each year enCourage Kids celebrates these pediatric superheroes that help us make hospitals a better place to get better. [Read more…]