CCLS Courses Available

CONCORDIA UNIVERSITY
Concordia University Ann Arbor is committed to preparing child life specialists who employ evidence-based methods in integrative health care settings and settings where children and families impacted by illness, injury, and health care are served. The intent of the Child Life Master’s Program is to prepare men and women for a life of service, within the specialized area of Child Life. This program is designed to deepen understanding of child development and of the processes of supporting children and families during medical interventions, crises or hospitalization, in developmentally appropriate and in trauma informed ways.

This program takes place online and virtually.
Questions, please contact:
Professor Kara Brennan, MS, CCLS
Child Life Program Coordinator
kara.brennan@cuaa.edu
734-995-7426
https://www.cuaa.edu/academics/programs/child-life-masters/

FERRIS STATE UNIVERSITY
Introduction to Child Life
Course Format: Hybrid (Online/Face-to-Face)
Instructor:  Katrena Froh CCLS
Email: Katrena.froh@helendevoschildrens.org for more information.

WESTERN MICHIGAN UNIVERSITY
Families and Hospitalization I
Course Format: Meets from 9:00 am – 5:00 pm on the following dates: 9/12, 9/26, 10/3, 10/17, and 11/14 on Kalamazoo campus.
Instructor: Karin Rourke, CCLS
For questions, please contact Karin Rourke at karin.rourke@wmich.edu

UNIVERSITY OF MICHIGAN DEARBORN

  • Introduction to Play
  • Death, Dying, and Bereavement
  • Working with Children in Health Settings

Course Format: Online through Winter 2020
Instructors: Ashley Oteney MPH, CCLS & Mary Kraft CCLS, MHPS
Email: ashbroho@med.umich.edu or mckraft@umich.edu