At MultiCare Mary Bridge Children’s Hospital, our Child Life Specialists provide services throughout the entire hospital including: Emergency Department, Surgery, Inpatient Medical/Surgical, PICU, Radiology and outpatient specialty clinics. In the child life practicum, individuals will complete 120 hours during a 10-week period.
Those in the program will receive the opportunity to shadow Child Life Specialists during Child Life interventions. They will also have the opportunity to plan, coordinate and facilitate group activities, as well as engage patients in activities at the bedside.
Along with the Child Life Practicum Application, Please Include:
*Our child life practicum programming follows the recommendations for child life practicums set by the Child Life Council.
Summer: May 1st
*At this time we are only offering a summer practicum.
*All applications must be postmarked by the stated deadline.
Kristen Bishop, MS, CCLS
MultiCare Mary Bridge Children’s Hospital
Child Life Department
PO BOX 5299
Tacoma, WA 98415-0299
Feel free to contact Kristen Bishop at 253-403-1631, or Kristen.Bishop@multicare.org