The University of Michigan, along with the Child and Family Life Department, is committed to providing quality education and training for both students and professionals.
The child life specialist fellowship provides a monthly stipend and medical benefits for a full-time (40 hours per week), 12-month placement. Hands on clinical experience, training, education, and supervision are provided as part of the fellowship experience. Clinical work will focus on the needs of pediatric patients and families specific to diagnosis education, procedure support, therapeutic play, bereavement, parent/sibling support, and advocacy.
Interested candidates can request an application and additional information by contacting Lauren Thomas at Lkyle@umich.edu or via the link below:
Eligible candidates should possess a bachelor's or master's degree and have completed a minimum 600-hour child life internship. Certification or exam eligibility required.
Internal Number: 00000
About Michigan Medicine C.S. Mott Children's Hospital
The Child & Family Life Department at C.S. Mott Children's Hospital:
A visit to the hospital can be a stressful experience for children and families. Fortunately, there are many things we can do to reduce anxiety and help you and your child feel more comfortable during your healthcare journey.
The Child and Family Life team at C.S. Mott Children’s Hospital is made up of trained professionals with expertise in helping reduce the stress and anxiety associated with hospitalization and illness.
Our Child and Family Life team members work together with doctors, nurses, social workers and others throughout the hospital to meet the emotional, developmental and cultural needs of children and their families. Some of the special services we offer for patients and families include:
•Procedure preparation, medical play and support
•Hospital school program