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2019-2020 Springfield College Catalog 
2019-2020 Springfield College 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 or permission of instructor.

Credits: 3