Child Life Workshop
An introductory workshop to learn more about the role of a child life specialist.
This workshop is open to high school juniors and seniors, college students, and adults considering a possible career change.
What is covered? - An overview of the requirements to enter the filed, including:
Academic and clinical preparation
The journey from student to professional – what is required and what is not
Hear about experiences from students who have recently been through the application process
Discuss your unique needs during afternoon breakout sessions
2017 Dates and Locations
February 11 – Texas Scottish Rite Hospital for Children, Dallas
June 17 – Cook Children’s Medical Center, Fort Worth
September 16 – Medical City Children's Hospital, Dallas
Nov. 4 – Children’s Medical Center Dallas, Dallas
General Schedule of Events
8 a.m. – Sign in for registered participants (onsite registrations are not accepted)
8:30 a.m. – Professional expectations and academic requirements
10 a.m. – Clinical preparation
12 p.m. – Breakout sessions
12:30 p.m. – Dismissal
Please register for your preferred date directly with the hospital hosting the event. Contact information is available on the host hospital's website.
Registration closes two weeks before the event.
Registration fee: $35 (breakfast & snacks are included)
For more information about the February 11 event at Texas Scottish Rite Hospital for Children or for general questions about the DFW Child Life Workshop, please contact:
Cassandra James, MS, CCLS
Texas Scottish Rite Hospital for Children
Questions about a workshop session not hosted by Texas Scottish Rite Hospital for Children? Please contact that hospital directly.