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Midwest Disaster Response Update: Missouri and Ohio

A Certified Child Life Specialist and member of Child Life Disaster Relief, Corinne Joplin, deployed Friday with our partner Children’s Disaster Services (CDS) to Jefferson City, Missouri. In one-day, her and the CDS team were able to work with over 30 children who had been affected by an F3 tornado and severe flooding in the area. …

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2019 Trainings Update

Check out the latest 2019 Children’s Disaster Services training dates and locations – register now to secure your spot!   CDS offers two types of training workshops – a standard CDS training and a child life specific training. Child life specialist are welcome to attend either training for CDS certification eligibility, child life students must …

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Registration Open! Fort Worth, TX Child Life – Children’s Disaster Services Training

REGISTRATION IS NOW OPEN for the one-day Children’s Disaster Services training hosted by Cook Children’s Hospital Child Life Department in Fort Worth, Texas.  This training will be on March 25th and is open to child life specialists**.   Space is limited and we expect the spots to fill quickly, so register soon if you’d like …

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Child Life Specialist Reflects on Serving Families in Orlando

Certified child life specialist Erin Silber was deployed to Orlando to assist children and families impacted by the attack at the Pulse nightclub on June 12th. Erin was deployed through our partnership with Children’s Disaster Services (CDS) along side Katie Nees and a group of CDS volunteers. “To know that you’ve affected positively someone that has …

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