At Children’s of Mississippi, our child life specialists are full members of the health care team. They specialize in helping children and families deal with stress related to illness, hospitalization, and trauma. They are professionally trained with either a bachelor’s or master’s degree in child life, child development, child psychology, or another related field.
Child life specialists at Batson Children’s Hospital also provide:
To learn about volunteering with our child life specialists, please visit our Volunteers page.
For information about donating items for our patients, please visit umc.edu/inkinddonations or email email@example.com.