Webinar: Practical Ways to Help Children in Child Care Cope with the COVID-19 Crisis: A Perspective from Child Life Specialists

Learn five essential needs of children during disasters.

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Join us May 27, 2020 from 3:00 -4:00 p.m. EDT

This webinar will be recorded. Please register to be emailed the recording.

The COVID-19 pandemic has caused increased stress and anxiety among many child care providers, families, and children.   In this webinar, you will learn about the five essential needs of children during disasters (including public health emergencies) and gain practical tips to help children cope through play, and self expression activities.   

Presenters: 

  • Jonathan Iris-Wilbanks, AMFT, CCLS
    Program Head / Director: Child Life Program in the School of Education
    Assistant Professor of Practice,  Mills College
  • Cara Smith, MA, CCLS
    Education Coordinator, Child Life Disaster Relief
    Clinical Instructor, Missouri State University