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Child Life Practicum

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Cook Children's has made the difficult decision to not offer a 2021 child life practicum. If you have questions, please email childlifestudents@cookchildrens.org. Thank you for understanding.

As we navigate through these challenging times, Cook Children's Medical Center has made the difficult decision to suspend our child life practicum for the remainder of 2021. We know this news may be disappointing, but we acknowledge that the events of the past year have provided space for internship and practicum programs across the nation to pause, reflect, and look at their current processes in order to assess for opportunities and growth and make adjustments that reflect the most optimal experiences for all child life students.

We are excited to be assessing our current student programs, look at new opportunities, and make changes that directly benefit child life students and the child life profession.

Thank you for your continued interest in the student programs at Cook Children's and please check back for further information.

Questions?

Please email us at ChildLifeStudents@cookchildrens.org.

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