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The Child Life program at Prisma Health Children’s Hospital–Midlands helps children and their families cope with health care experiences.
Child life specialists are child development experts who focus on the emotional and developmental needs of children and families in a health care setting. Through therapeutic play, preparation and education, Child life specialists are able to reduce patient’s fear, anxiety and pain while allowing for mastery over their health care experience.
Prisma Health Children’s Hospital–Midlands is the only hospital in the Midlands that has certified child life specialists as part of the health care team. You will find child life specialists working in some of these areas at Prisma Health Children’s Hospital–Midlands:
At Prisma Health Children’s Hospital–Midlands, we offer an intensive, 16-week internship in the spring and fall each year. We pride ourselves on our growing Child Life team and offer a range of backgrounds to accommodate and grow each individual student. Learn more »