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Child Life Specialist

Our certified child life specialist is trained to care for the developmental, emotional and social needs of children and to help facilitate trust between pediatric patients and the health care team.

Our child life specialist provides a variety of activities to help prepare children for their medical experience, such as medical play, coping strategies for difficult times, and therapeutic and recreational activities. The child life specialist uses toys, games, art supplies, video games and computers from the center's playroom to engage children in therapeutic and recreational activities.

To speak with our child life specialist, please call 301-754-7613 or 301-754-7614.

  Holy Cross Hospital
  Holy Cross Germantown Hospital

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