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The Importance of Play in Healing

The Importance of Play in Healing

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Thursday, November 10 @ 11am PT/12pmMT/1pmCT/2pmET

Katie Glass, Ed.D, CCLS


This presentation will focus on utilizing therapeutic play, art, and movement into the coping of young children when a parent has cancer. We will look at different activities parents and caregivers can do with their children when they have encountered stress within their lives, promoting expression and communication.

Dr. Katie Glass, is the Associate Dean and Director of the Child Life Master’s Program at Edgewood College in Madison, WI. She has been a part of the Edgewood College faculty since 2008. She is Certified Child Life Specialist and has practiced clinically both at the Children’s Hospital at Dartmouth in Lebanon, New Hampshire and the American Family Children’s Hospital in Madison, WI where she currently is the Child Life Education Specialist for the department. She is an active member of the Association of Child Life Professionals (ACLP) and sits on multiple national committees promoting the profession and national academic standards. Katie’s clinical interests are in acute and chronic care and trauma as she has spent most of her clinical career working in the Pediatric Intensive Care Unit, Burn Units, and end of life care.

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Nov 10 2022


2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

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  • Timezone: America/New_York
  • Date: Nov 10 2022
  • Time: 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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