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Strategies that will allow you to talk about illness with children
June 23, 2018 @ 10:30 am - 12:30 pm
Illness can be a difficult topic to discuss for both adults and young children. In this workshop, we will be talking about practical strategies for explaining illness to young children.
Presenter: Elana J., M.A, RECE, Child Life Specialist
About the Presenter
Elana is a Certified Child Life Specialist and Registered Early Childhood Educator. In 2016 she established the Child Life Specialist role in the Pediatric Chronic Pain Program at McMaster Children’s Hospital. In this role, she provides support, education, and therapeutic intervention to young people with chronic pain and related medical and mental health concerns.