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Child Life On Call: Parents of children with an illness or medical condition share their stories with a child life specialist


Nov 4, 2020

Katie talks to two Certified Child Life Specialists and military spouses, Savannah Self and Lisa McWhorter about ways to support military families.

From long waits in military hospitals to helping children navigate the deployment of parents, child life specialists have an important role in helping families cope.

A lack of consistency in providers due to moves across the country, and the world, is one of the biggest healthcare challenges military families face. Savannah and Lisa share tips and tools to help families with these unique concerns.

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