CLDR 202: Creating Space for Resiliency

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Presenter: Genevieve Lowry, MS. Ed, CEIM, CCLS


This presentation focuses on designing environments and activities that support relationships as the foundation to developing protective factors in children and families leading to resilience.

About Our Presenter

Bio:Genevieve Lowry has been a Certified Child Life Specialist for since 1990.  She began her career at the Morgan Stanley Children’s Hospital of NY and currently has a private practice working with children and families as well as she provides consulting to a wide array of organizations, schools, and non profits writing blogs, providing workshops, and educational training and materials. She is  the founder of the online learning platform The Convenient Classroom and the co-creator of the only online Child Life Certification Test Preparation Course. She is trained in Reiki, guided imagery,  and is a certified educator of infant massage and family trauma.

Genevieve has worked at Bank Street College since 2004 as adjunct, Interim Director of the Child Life Program (2015-2016) and currently as Course Instructor and Fieldwork Advisor in the fully online Child Life Program.  She is particularly interested in the intersection of social justice and health care as well as supporting child life students and professionals to be advocates for social justice. She writes, presents and provides consultation to a variety of organizations both locally and nationally.

Genevieve has a master’s degree in Education from Fordham University and her undergraduate degree from Wheelock College. She received the Wheelock College Leadership award in 2000 as well as was recognized at the college’s 125th anniversary as an alumni fulfilling Wheelock’s philosophy and mission. 

PDUs:  Intervention PDU 1.5hrs.