Certified Child Life Specialists (CCLS)
- Child Life Specialists focus on the psychosocial aspect of the child providing coping mechanisms for procedures.
- Coping skills minimize the adverse effects on the child and parent.
- The Q is intended to compliments the work of the CCLS.
- The CCLS can incorporate the Q as one of the “comfort kit” tools by using it for medical play.
|Medical play allows children to “play” out anxieties regarding medical experiences||Children who participate in Medical Play experience less procedural distress|