Upedia is an online peer-reviewed psychosocial resource library
developed for child life specialists and those affiliated with child life, to share
knowledge and practices that best support and enhance a child’s ability to cope
with health care experiences.
May 14, 2021
May 14th, 2021 12pm-1:30 EST Demystifying MAID: How to support children & families through hard conversations,
Apr 8, 2021
Covid Creativity and Pandemic Playtimes: coordinating virtual child life sessions within a Community-based Child Life practice,
Mar 25, 2021
Outside the pediatric walls; extending child life services to include the children of adult patients Panel, Panel
Nov 19, 2020
Compassion Fatigue and Resilience Among Child Life Specialists and Health Care Professionals,
Nov 18, 2020
Legacy Story Mapping, Tami Ross
Nov 17, 2020
Power of Breath & the Practice of Tapping, Christina Papaevangelou
Mar 30, 2020
Supporting Patients, Families and Colleagues during Covid-19,
Oct 3, 2019
Helping Grieving Families through Ritual and Continuing Bonds,
Jun 12, 2019
"Never enough time": Grief and relationships before and after a death,
May 7, 2019
Infant Mental Health Part 2; A Closer Look,
Apr 9, 2021
First batch of certificates for "Outside the Pediatric Walls" have been emailed out
Mar 1, 2021
Happy Child Life Month!
All certificates have been emailed out for "Never Enough Time"; Grief and Relationships before and after a death (Conference)
Links Child Life Specialists and health professionals to one another and the resources they need to support children, youth and their families.
Results in less time spent developing effective programs and searching for interventions, resources and practical tools leaving more time for staff to work front line.
Offers learning opportunities via webinars tackling relevant issues presented by leaders within the Child Life Specialist profession.
Promotes collaboration and learning across programs, agencies, and front-line staff.
Provides registered Upedia members with access to 1400+ practical tools and resources.
Creates a network of Child Life Specialists and health professionals to share insights and ideas.
Registered Upedia members have access to over 1400 practical tools and promising interventions, plus a network of Child Life Specialists and health care professionals.
Our Content Contributors
Upedia is the product of generous contributions, suggestions, and collaboration from mental health treatment and resource centres across Canada. Join our list of content contributors.
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