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Child Life Practicum

We are excited to communicate with you about Cook Children's child life practicum experience. This program provides students an opportunity to become more familiar with the field of child life and the needs of hospitalized children and youth. The following is information about this program.

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Applicant requirements

Application information

Program information and requirements

Practicum application deadlines

CL Practicum session:

**Application postmark:

Initial offer date:

Student must accept position by:

2nd offer date:

Winter/Spring September 19 4th Tuesday of October the following Wednesday the following Thursday
Summer January 19 4th Tuesday of February the following Wednesday the following Thursday
Fall March 29 4th Tuesday of May the following Wednesday the following Thursday

**In the event that the application deadline falls on a weekend or holiday, the next business day will become the deadline.

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Additional information


Please email us at or contact Linsey Hammon at 682-885-4740.

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