Apr 22, 2024  
2017-2018 Springfield College Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2017-2018 Springfield College Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

SMRT 574 - Child Life Concepts and Theories in Working with the Hospitalized Child


This course is designed to introduce the field of child life by focusing on its evolution and modern-day concepts, as well as theories related specifically to its implementation in a health care setting. Concepts include child life in a health care setting, the effects of hospitalization on children, the role of recreation/ play in a hospital setting, design of a play area, and working with children and families under stress.

Prerequisites & Notes
SMRT 272 - Introduction to Therapeutic Recreation  



Credits: 3