2019 Children’s Disaster Services Training Workshops

Children’s Disaster Services (CDS) is our partner with opportunities at both the local and national level for both Certified Child Life Specialists and child life students. CDS opportunities require you to become a Certified Volunteer through their CDS training. Once a Certified CDS Volunteer you are eligible to deploy to national and local disasters when …

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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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Trauma Training Opportunity!

Addressing Trauma Through a Child’s Eyes:  Pediatric Trauma Informed Care Symposium ADENA: PACCAR Medical Education Center Saturday, April 29, 2017 7:55a-12:30p EDT Learning Objectives: Discuss how trauma affects individuals and recognize psychological aspects Recognize how trauma may impact the lifespan of a child Implement trauma informed care within a system Sessions include:  Trauma Through a …

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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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14 CLDR Members Attend CDS Training in MO

We are so excited to have these (pictured) child life specialists and students joining the CLDR movement from the recent Children’s Disaster Services (CDS) training in Independence, Missouri! Participants at this training spent 27 hours together preparing to work with kids in the immediate aftermath of a disaster. We want to thank all those who made the …

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New Training Opportunities!

We are working on our training schedule and are excited to announce these two: September 10th in Tampa with the Florida Association of Child Life Professionals December 2-3rd in Seattle with the Pacific Northwest Child Life Association More details and other training dates/locations to come! Click to rate this resource! [Total: 0 Average: 0]