T487 – Trauma-Informed Practice in Child Life
When speaking of a trauma informed practice, the responsibility for implementation often lands on the individual healthcare professionals. However, for patients and families to truly experience trauma informed medical care, the entire hospital system needs to embrace trauma informed care. How does the shift to trauma informed hospital system occur? While each hospital system will need to adapt to their own individual culture, this course will focus on the framework for transitioning to a hospital-wide trauma informed care. The course is equally balanced across theory, research, and practical application of behavior guidance strategies. Case studies and/or students’ own work will be used to address the issue.