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Meet Our Team

Meet Our Team

Child Life Specialists

 Ashley Ochs, MA, CCLS, GC-C, CPST

Child Life Manager
Internship Coordinator
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I have a Bachelor of Science in Child Development with a minor in Spanish and a Master of Art in Psychology.  I am also a Certified Grief Counselor and Certified Passenger Safety Technician. My favorite part about being a Child Life Manager is being able to support, encourage, and grow a Child Life team that is passionate, hardworking, and eager to learn and grow during all stages of their careers


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Child Life Specialist
Facility Dog Handler
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Child Life Specialist
Children of Adult Patients Service Line
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 Amanda Sanborn, MS, CCLS

Child Life Specialist II
Foundations of Play Program Coordinator
Endoscopy
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I have a Bachelor of Arts in Child Development, a Master of Science in Child Life, and completed my internship hours at UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospital Oakland. I am a member of the Association of Child Life Professionals Archives Management group helping document the history of the Child Life Profession. My favorite part about being a child life specialist is working with patients and families to discover what coping skills work best for them both in and out of the hospital setting.  

Ashley Abraham Child Life SpecialistAshley Abraham, MS, M.Ed., CCLS, RECE

Child Life Specialist I
Child Life Clinical Shadowing Program Coordinator
Emergency Department
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I have a Master of Education as well as a Master of Science in Child Life. My favorite part about being a child life specialist is educating and preparing children in developmentally appropriate ways to help them cope during hospitalization. 


 Erica Frankfurt, BS, CCLS

Child Life Specialist II
Child Life Donation Coordinator
Pediatric Intensive Care Unit
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I have a Bachelor of Science in Human Development and Family Sciences from the University of Arkansas. My favorite part about being a child life specialist is empowering patients and families. My ultimate hope is that they would feel seen, heard, known, and valued.


madeline-klozikMadeline Klozik, BS, CCLS

Child Life Specialist I
Child Life Volunteer Coordinator
Neonatal Intensive Care Unit 

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I have my Bachelor of Science in Child Development with a minor in American Sign Language from Central Michigan University. I completed my internship at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center. My favorite part of being a child life specialist is witnessing a patient and family feel empowered to utilize their coping skills independently.


 Madeline Lehman, BA, CCLS

Child Life Specialist II
Practicum Coordinator
Pediatric and Adult Burn Service Line
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I have a Bachelor of Arts in Human Development and Family Science with a minor in Social Entrepreneurship and Nonprofit Management. I completed my child life internship at The Children's Hospital of San Antonio and have worked as a Child Life Assistant, providing services to patients and families on inpatient rehabilitation units. My favorite part of being a child life specialist is providing education and support to help children better understand and cope with hospitalization.


Child Life Techs

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Child Life Tech
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Child Life Students

Evalyn StraussEvalynn Strauss, BHS, BA

Child Life Intern

I have a Bachelor of Science in Health Science and a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from the University of Miami. I completed a practicum at the University of New Mexico Children’s Hospital. My favorite part about being a child life intern is learning new ways to offer joy, care, and comfort to patients and families.

 

 

 

 

Neonatal Intensive Care

Children's at Baptist Medical Center

Pediatric Intensive Care