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Lecture 10

PSYC4310 Lecture 10: Guest Lecture-Child Life

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Department
Psychology
Course Code
PSYC 4310
Professor
Clare Mac Martin

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Wednesday, October 21, 2015
Child Life at the End of Life
What is a Child Life?
-focus on development from infancy to would adulthood
-overarching goals:
promote coping
minimize adverse effects of stressful experiences such as hospitalization
-some are in dentist, child welfare, etc.
-preparation, education, coping, expression, family involvement
-therapeutic, medical and expressive play
Child Life-Regulation
-child life council- certifies > regulates
certified does not equal regulation
-OACCPP-insurance
code of ethics and standards of practice
Context-Curative vs Palliative
-what is my role when a child is dying?
“nothing more we can do…”
-shift in focus from medicine and cure to connections and care
“always something we can do”
-help a family be together and support one another
Context: Grief
-needs doing, not fixing
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Wednesday, October 21, 2015 Child Life at the End of Life What is a Child Life? - focus on development from infancy to would adulthood - overarching goals: • promote coping • minimize adverse effects of stressful experiences such as hospitalization - some are in dentist, child welfare, etc. - preparation, education, coping, expression, family involvement - therapeutic, medical and expressive play Child Life-Regulation - child life council- certifies > regulates • certified does not equal regulation - OACCPP-insurance • code of ethics and standards of practice Context-Curative vs Palliative - what is my role when a child is dying? • “nothing more we can do…” - shift in focus from medicine and cure to connections and care • “always something we can do” - help a family be together and support one another Context: Grief - needs doing, not fixing 1 Wednesday, October 21, 2015 - goals: understanding the illness/what is happening, supporting children, inclusion (whether the child gets to choose medical decisions about themselves or how often they visit someone dying), connection, expression (learning what to say to the person dying or having overwhelming feelings you need to let out) - -encourage: open, honest family communication Context: Who is my Client? - child, person who is dying and family • whole family is your client - what if needs, wishes, priorities conflict? • ex. suggesting that a child set the table so the child feels the present of their dead father but mother not being able to do that Chloe’s Story - 18 year old girl with leukaemia and side-effects (another virus growing in her body- that would kill her but chemo would kill her with this virus) - has not been told she’s dying and parents protecting - chloe was saying ‘did I get this because I’m a bad person’ - parents “she will lose hope” My Priorities - the client: what does she want to know/ask? - how can we address her fears/concerns? - who’s my client? • needs mom’s tru
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