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Child Life Services and Support

Our Certified Child Life Specialists provide services to children and their families throughout INTEGRIS Health Children’s and INTEGRIS Health Baptist Medical Center.

Certified Child Life Specialists:

  • Help your child cope by creating a coping plan for a test or procedure.
  • Explain a diagnosis, treatment, or procedure in words that your child can understand.
  • Support your child before, during, and after medical tests or procedures.
  • Implement medical play focused on helping your child understand and process medical experiences.
  • Provide therapeutic interventions to help your child express feelings related to hospitalization.
  • Engage your child in age-appropriate play and other activities at bedside to normalize the hospital environment.
  • Educate and support your child while visiting a family member who is in the hospital.
  • Offer bereavement support to help children and families coping with death or loss.

For an upcoming procedure, pre-admission tour, or pre-surgery tour, contact [email protected] at least one week prior to your scheduled procedure or surgery. Also, while in the hospital, you can request a Certified Child Life Specialist for your child by asking your nurse or doctor.

Neonatal Intensive Care

Children's at Baptist Medical Center

Pediatric Intensive Care