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Megan O'Connell

Megan O’Connell

Part-time Faculty

Megan has been working with professionally with children and families for 18 years. She graduated from Erikson Institute in 2011 and has now been working as a Certified Child Life Specialist for 11 years. Megan currently supports children and families as a Certified Child Life Specialist at UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospital in Oakland, California.

Megan has taught in several courses over the years, and is now teaching Integrative Seminar for the students in the Child Life Leadership and Advocacy Program.

Megan’s time as an Erikson student truly changed the course of her life and she is always eager to share in the learning and growth that her students experience. Megan loves mentoring child life professionals and making connections that start in the classroom and extend out to the Association of Child Life Professionals and hospitals across the country.