Status: Certified

For those of you that have been sitting anxiously at the edge of your seats to find out whether or not I passed the professional exam yesterday – the wait is over and…. …. …. …. as you probably already guessed from the title… …. I PASSED! I, Alexandria Friesen, am officially a Certified Child Life Specialist.  […]

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2 days

I have spent the last several weeks reading and re-reading all of my child life textbooks, notes, and lectures in preparation for the child life professional certification exam. As I have mentioned in many posts, I wanted the purpose of this blog to be honesty about my journey to becoming an employed, certified child life […]

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Story time 

I’m taking a brief pause from studying to share a quick anecdote. I was in the middle of re-reading the Guidelines for Development of Child Life Programs when I came across this line; “Children who are fearful may need professional support to enter the [playroom]”  Isn’t that strange?  How can a child be fearful of […]

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Turn the Page

Monday October 31st…this week marks the first week of a new and very exciting chapter that I am happily accepting with open arms. This weekend has been crazy, and the build up to this week has all finally hit. I don’t know about you, but I used to be absolutely terrified of change, or anything straying even remotely […]

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