The Gathering Place
Southeastern Louisiana University
FCS 325 Alternative Assignment
The role of a Child Life Specialists has grown throughout the years and became well established. The work of a Child Life Specialist has mainly focused only on the healthcare settings, which is good but there are now more settings that need more focused on. There are so many opportunities for them to go out and branch off into other alternative settings. As the abilities and capabilities of Child Life Specialist turn out to be better achieved and more acknowledged in hospital settings. Now the duties and areas where Child Life Specialist can practice have extended. Child Life Specialist has a place working with kids past the hospital, working with children in different settings. The requirement for psychosocial administrations for children outside of the hospital was first recorded in nontraditional settings, for example, a nonprofit community support agency.
Nonprofit community support agencies give security and administration to those in need. These associations come in numerous sizes and structures, they might be in the neighborhood or national, they might be free of charge an expense, and they might be volunteer based or have paid representatives. The regions of specialization for Child Life Specialist, particularly adapting to healthcare issues and the necessities of kids under stress, are spoken to in many charitable group based associations. Therefore, this is the reason a nonprofit center was chosen. The Gathering Place is a support center available for those who are struggling with cancer in some way. The Gathering Place is a cancer support center mission is to help, instruct, and urge individuals attempting to beat the impacts of cancer in their lives. All programs and services are free to each one of those touched by cancer. Every one of the projects centers around the social, enthusiastic, physical and otherworldly needs of people with cancer.
A Child Life Specialist role at Gathering Place is to give child life services to families and children who are adapting to cancer. To work in...