JOB ID 2397
Kennedy Krieger Institute’s Child Life and Therapeutic Recreation Department is seeking a highly motivated Child Life Specialist. This person will provide psychosocial care for patients in the inpatient and outpatient playroom programs. This position is primarily in the playroom with some opportunity to provide child life services on a rehabilitation unit. Specialist will facilitate therapeutic activities in playroom setting which foster play, self- expression, mastery and coping of the healthcare environment.
Position requires a strong knowledge on normal growth and development as well as some experience working with children with developmental challenges.
The Child Life Specialist will be part of a diverse Child Life and Therapeutic Recreation Department and collaborative interdisciplinary team.