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Ueda, Dawn; Caulfield, Rick – Early Childhood Education Journal, 2001
Discusses the role of the Child Life Specialist in helping to meet the special needs of medically fragile children. Argues that since many child care professionals may come into contact with medically fragile children at some point in their careers, it is important to examine child life as a specialization in the health care profession. (SD)
Descriptors: Caregiver Role, Child Development, Child Health, Chronic Illness
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Caulfield, Rick; Kataoka-Yahiro, Merle – Early Childhood Education Journal, 2001
Child care professionals in Hawaii were surveyed to assess health training needs. Respondents reported a high degree of comfort in managing common health conditions. The most commonly requested health services involved speech/language testing and vision/hearing screening. The most requested health/safety workshop topic was behavioral problems. The…
Descriptors: Caregiver Attitudes, Caregiver Training, Child Caregivers, Child Health