Training Opportunities in Spring 2018!

We are excited to announce additional Children’s Disaster Services (CDS) training opportunities.  CDS is a partner of Child Life Disaster Relief for national deployments to large-scale disasters.  There are two training formats.  One is a 2-day overnight and the other option is a 7-hour one day training. Child life specialists and students are encouraged and […]

Continued Support for California

California continues to experience the wrath of mother nature as mudslides ensue the most recent wildfires. Child Life Disaster Relief continues to send positive thoughts and prayers to all those affected by these recent events, including the children, families, first responders, medical professionals, and lay volunteers assisting in the rescue and recovery efforts.  

Online course on Trauma

The National Institute for Trauma and Loss in Children is offering a course titled: “Healing the Experience of Trauma”.  The learning objectives sound quite relevant to our work.  Take a look: Understand the psychophysiology of trauma. Name at least three ways stress and trauma influence changes in the central nervous system. Identify the components of […]