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Child Life Track with M.S. in Human Development and Social Policy

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Child Life specialists provide evidence-based interventions to infants, children, youth, and families to ease the stress of undergoing health treatments.

The Certified Child Life Specialist (CCLS) credential is the exclusive certification issued by the Child Life Council. The requirements for becoming certified are based on academic and clinical experiences, and successful completion of the Child Life Professional Certification Examination.
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The FCS department at the University of Utah does NOT provide certification. The FCS department at the University of Utah provides the courses that are pre-requisites to a Child Life Internship (clinical experience).

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For Questions Regarding Child Life Certification, Please Contact the Child Life Council:
11820 Parklawn Drive, Suite 204
Rockville, MD 20852-2529

Last Updated: 10/23/18