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Training Programs

Child Life Specialist

 

Child Life Internship Program

Chase Child Life Program offers clinical internships at the undergraduate and master's level. The internships are designed to meet the individual needs and interests of each intern who plan to pursue a career in Child Life. Interns will receive training and close supervision from the Child Life Educators, who are Certified Child Life Specialists. The intern goals and requirements are planned to meet the needs of the Child Life Council's Certification requirements.

We are currently offering Internships during the fall and spring terms.

Common Internship Application 

Intern Policy

Child Life Practicum Program

The Chase Child Life Program offers practicum placements throughout the year for undergraduate and graduate students who are currently enrolled in a university program. Students may be pursuing degrees in Child Life, Child Development, Psychology, Family Studies or a related field. The practicum is designed to meet the individual needs of each student while providing a foundation for future work and study in a child development and/or children's healthcare-related field. Practicum students receive training and supervision from experienced Certified Child Life Specialists. The requirements, expectations and goals for the practicum student are designed to align with the Child Life Council's professional standards. More information may be found within the application packet. Students should review all materials carefully to ensure that they meet minimum requirements and submit materials on time.

Practicum Application

 

Child Life Fieldwork Program

Chase Child Life Program offers fieldwork placements for undergraduate students.  The Child Life Fieldwork Program is designed to meet the individual needs and interests of each student who plans to pursue a career with children. Students will receive training and close supervision from Certified Child Life Specialists. The practicum student's goals and requirements are designed to meet the academic standards of early childhood training programs. Please contact the Chase Child Life Program for information about the Child Life Fieldwork Program, (310) 267-9440, childlife@mednet.ucla.edu.