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Pushing the Envelope: Boldness and Innovation in Child Life GLACLP 2017 Con...

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Children's Hospital of Michigan

3901 Beaubien Street

Detroit, MI 48201

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The Great Lakes Association of Child Life Professionals and the Children's Hospital of Michigan will be hosting the 2017 Fall Conference, themed Pushing the Envelope: Boldness and Innovation in Child Life.

Purpose:

To provide an opportunity to gain continued education in child life and promote professional networking with healthcare professionals.

Who Should Attend:

Child life specialists, assistants, and students, as well as other interested pediatric healthcare professionals.

Professional Development Units:

Certified Child Life Specialists will receive 1 Professional Development unit (PDU) per 60 minute session and 1.5 PDU per 90 minute session attended. A total of up to 5.5 PDUs will be earned upon completion of the conference and submission of an evaluation.



Keynote Speaker: Dr. Donna Koller, PhD

Topic:

Examining Beliefs that Guide Child Life Practice: The Benefits and Pitfalls of Developmental Theories

  • Domain 1: Professional Responsibilities


Plenary Speaker: Kate Shamszad, MS, MPH, CCLS, Clinical Director, Division of Child Life and Integrative Care, Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center

Topic:

Benchmarking our Work: The Capacity for Patient Family Impact and the Child Life Professional Data Center

  • Domain 1: Professional Responsibilities


*Breakout Session 1 (1 PDU), Select one topic:

Choice A: Using Sand tray Therapy to Promote Expression and Coping with Children and Families in the Hospital Setting

  • Domain 3: Intervention
  • Jennifer Gretzema, CCLS, NCC, LLPC, Clinical Specialist Senior, University of Michigan C.S. Mott Children’s Hospital

Choice B: Child Life & Service Excellence Go Hand in Hand

  • Domain 1: Professional Responsibilities
  • Lindsay Heering, MS, CCLS, CTRS, Director of Child & Family Services, University of Michigan, C.S. Mott Children’s Hospital
  • Steven Rubinstein, BS, CCLS, Child life specialsit, Children’s Hospital of Michigan

*Breakout Session 2 (1 PDU), Select one topic:

Choice A: When Food is the Medicine: Exploring the Role of Child Life in Supporting Children and Adolescents Admitted for Medical Stabilization of an Eating Disorder

  • Domain 3: Intervention
  • Danielle Behnke, BA, CCLS, Child life specialist, Nationwide Children’s Hospital

Choice B: Adventures in the Magic PICU Bed: A Storytelling & Photo-journaling Collaboration with Child Life and Art Therapy

  • Domain 3: Intervention
  • Carol VanDiest, MA, CCLS, Child life specialist, Rainbow Babies and Children’s Hospital

*Breakout Session 3 (1 PDU), Select one topic:

Choice A: Hearts in Harmony: Child Life and Music Therapy Collaboration for Best Outcomes

  • Domain 3: Intervention
  • Lindsay Schwartz, BS, CCLS, Child life specialist, Nationwide Children’s Hospital
  • Jennifer Yurkovich, MS, MT-BC, Music Therapist and Internship Director, Nationwide Children’s Hospital

Choice B: Clinical Ethics: Truth Telling in the Pediatric Hospice Population

  • Domain 1, Task 1: Ethics
  • Jennifer A. Fieten, MA, CCLS, ITS-5, Adjunct Faculty, Nova Southeastern University


*Please select Additional Items upon checkout to select Choice A or B for sessions 1, 2, and 3. You will need to make three separate selections in order to add all three breakout sessions.

**Hospital tours are first come first serve, both offered Friday night & Saturday after conference. Please order tickets to hold your spot. Link located on https://www.eventbrite.com/e/glaclp-chm-hospital-tours-2017-conference-tickets-37093339176



Hotel Accommodations

Please book by September 20th, 2017. Accommodations located on glaclp.com .


  • Registration/Breakfast 7:30 AM to 8:15 AM
  • Event Opening: 8:15 AM
  • Lunch: 12:30 PM
  • End Time: 4:30 PM


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