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The Child Life program at Advocate Children's Hospital - Park Ridge is present at various community events. Child Life booths are typically interactive for children/teens. Some events include:

1.   Health Career Night(each fall)

Adolescents, parents and young adults are invited to attend this free community event to learn more about the many careers in health care, talk with professionals who work in various health-related fields and obtain information about educational requirements. To learn more about Health Career Nights, contact Jan Welter at 847.723.TEEN (8336) or jan.welter@advocatehealth.com.

2.   Kids expo(each fall at Advocate Children's Hospital)

Each fall Advocate Children's Hospital sponsors a Children's health fair wth prizes and giveaways. There are several interactive booths for children/teens and health care related information for parents. The Child Life department involves guests in activities using medical supplies and gives parents additional educational materials. This is a free family event. The Interactive Health Fair for kids, held on a Saturday , includes many interactive exhibits designed for kids to have fun learning about health care.

3.   Child Life Month/Patient Art Exhibit(each March)

Lutheran General is excited to celebrate the profession of Child Life every March. Child Life is a unique profession that focuses on the emotional well-being of children and teens in healthcare settings. A number of special events are planned for the families. Patients, staff and community, including parties, contests, special guests, and patient art displays on the 10th floor of LGH, in the dining room. For more information, please call the Child Life department.

4.   Chicagoland Child Life Event

Each July the Chicagoland area's Child Life specialists from various hospitals gather together to celebrate the profession of Child Life Specialist. There are several interactive booths for children/teens and health care related information for parents. Entertainment, such as a magician, face-painter and/or DJ is typically there. This special event, is planned for children, teens, families, staff, and the community. Child Life is a unique profession that focuses on the emotional well being of children and teens in Healthcare settings.


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