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Monday, April 13, 2015
Author Katie Watts, Children’s National Health System’s daytime team leader for Volunteer Services, writes about what it’s like to be a volunteer at a pediatric hospital with the help of volunteer David Garr.
Thursday, March 5, 2015
Terry Spearman, Manager of Child Life Services, and Child Life Specialist, Katie Webb, explain how Child Life Specialists help children cope with being admitted to the hospital and talk about their roles at Children’s National.
Tuesday, November 18, 2014
Children often feel anxious about getting surgery, so Children’s National has certified Child Life Specialists to help families feel comfortable. We spoke with certified Child Life Specialists Liz Anderson and Lourdes Rocha to help families understand how to prepare for surgery.
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