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Child Life Workshop

Interested in learning more about becoming a child life specialist? You're not alone. Join us at an introductory workshop to learn more about the requirements to enter the field.

2019 DFW Child Life Workshop!

Register here for the September 21, 2019 session.

The workshop will cover

Full day session (February and September):

  • An overview of the clinical work of a Certified Child Life Specialist
  • Panel discussion with child life specialists
  • Importance of self-care
  • Academic and clinical preparation
  • The journey from student to professional – what is required and what is not
  • Discuss your unique needs during breakout sessions

Half day session (June and November):

  • Panel discussion with child life specialists
  • Academic and clinical preparation
  • The journey from student to professional – what is required and what is not
  • Discuss your unique needs during breakout sessions

2019 dates and locations

Full day session (8 a.m.-3:30 p.m.):

  • February 16 – Texas Scottish Rite Hospital for Children, Dallas
  • September 21 – Cook Children's Medical Center, Fort Worth

Half day session (8 a.m.-12:30 p.m.):

  • June 15 – Medical City Children's Hospital, Dallas
  • November 2 – Children's Health, Dallas

Looking for more information and schedule of events? Download the Child Life Workshop flyer here.