The Association of Child Life Professionals celebrates Child Life Month throughout March.
UA’s College of Human Environmental Sciences proudly offers a concentration in child life at both the bachelor and master levels.
Learn more about this field of study from Dr. Sherwood Burns-Nader, associate professor in UA’s Department of Human Development and Family Studies, who shares her examination of the psychosocial needs of children and families experiencing health care events.
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