Information for Parents

Our team of highly-trained child life specialists offer insights that both parents and children can use to ease the unfamiliarity and stress that often accompanies a hospital stay.

Below are resources created by our specialists to provide parents with an array of helpful tips and tools:

Helping Your Child During Medical Care

Helping Children Understand When a Sibling is in the Hospital

Talking to Your Child about Why Their Sibling is in the Hospital

Finding Answers to Difficult Questions

Recommended Reading

Contact Phoebe H. Stein Child Life Program at CHAM

Donate to Phoebe H. Stein Child Life Program

Child Life Program Director
Meghan D. Kelly, MSEd, CCLS
Phone: 718-741-2360

For volunteers, school and community organizations, toy donations
Child Life Program Supervisor
Ingrid Ordóñez-Street, MEd/SpEd, CCLS
Phone: 718-741-2556

For internship opportunities
Senior Child Life Specialist Internship Coordinator 
Talia Haviv, MS, CCLS 
Phone: 718-920-2321