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...

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...

California & Puerto Rico

We are grateful for Allene Osborne and Charity Vasquez, for deploying with the Children’s Disaster Services team to the southern California wildfires.  Local child life specialist, Debi Hulitt has been a life saver, organizing efforts to provide the CDS team with much-needed supplies to meet the needs of the...