Improving Child and Family Centered Healthcare: Tblisi, Georgia

Improving Child and Family Centered Healthcare: Tblisi, Georgia

Our journey to Tblisi… With child and family centered healthcare at the forefront of our minds, we recently embarked on an exciting and powerful journey to Tblisi, Georgia where we reunited with colleague and Standish Advisor Khatuna Dolidze, PhD, MS, CCLS 10...
Child Life Specialists LOVE Their Jobs

Child Life Specialists LOVE Their Jobs

We asked a few child life specialists throughout Child Life Month “What do you love about your job?” …and we LOVE what they said.      ...
Child Life: A Pediatrician’s Perspective

Child Life: A Pediatrician’s Perspective

In celebration of Child Life Month we thought it would be fun to ask another healthcare professional what child life means to them. Pediatrician Arash Babaoff has extensive experience working alongside child life specialists across a variety of settings and throughout...
Prescription for Play

Prescription for Play

In keeping with our seriously fun play-theme of the month, we reached out to Deborah Vilas, a Licensed Social Worker, Early Childhood Special Educator, Certified Child Life Specialist (and more…scroll to the bottom to read how awesome she is) to get her take on...
Purposeful Play as Powerful Healing, by Dr. Ben

Purposeful Play as Powerful Healing, by Dr. Ben

When we decided to focus on the importance of play in healthcare this month, we reached out to one of the gurus of cultivating playful experiences for children in the face of great challenge – Dr. Ben Meisel. Propelled by his belief in the power of play, Dr. Ben...