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Graduate School

Teaching Play in the Czech Republic and Japan

Posted by Gretchen Adams on September 23, 2015

Child Life faculty member Deb Vilas was invited to teach in the Czech Republic and Japan this summer. The invitations to teach abroad followed Deb's appearance as a key note speaker at the first Global Summit on Pediatric Psychosocial Care in May of 2014, hosted by the Child Life Council ...

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Graduate School

Deb Vilas to Lead CLC Survey on Fundamentals & Innovative Practices in Play

Posted by Amy Kline on March 22, 2013

Deb Vilas, Advisor & Instructor As part of the Child Life Council’s Advancing the Field of Play for Hospitalized Children Initiative grant from The Walt Disney Company, Deb Vilas, MS, CCLS, LMSW, Bank Street Advisor & Instructor in the Child Life Program has been named project leader for an upcoming ...

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Graduate School

Deb Vilas Teaches Child Life via Skype to Japanese Hospital Play Specialist Students

Posted by Dara Eisenstein on March 12, 2012

On February 15, 2012, Deb Vilas of the Child Life Program was a guest lecturer for the second time (last year it was two weeks before the earthquake) at the University of Shizuoka, in Shizuoka City, Japan. Through the marvelous use of Skype, she led a class of Hospital Play ...

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Bank Street

Child Life Program Celebrates Ten Years of Helping Children & Families

Posted by Elisabeth Jakab on November 23, 2011

"I used to be a clown with the Big Apple Circus Support Unit." That’s how Jon Luongo describes what led him to pursue a career as a child life specialist. “We worked with kids in hospitals two or three times a week. I wanted to do more, and got my ...

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