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LIVE from New York: A Two Day Workshop on Creating or Enhancing Your Interactive Therapeutic Pediatric CCTV Channel. June 4 and June 5 2020 at Mount Sinai Kravis Children’s Hospital Take part in a two-day intensive in our KidZone TV production studio. Experience hands-on instructional and interactive sessions culminating in the production of your own new media content!

Enhance Your Team Integrating Child Life Specialists, Art Therapists, Music Therapists and Technology staff into your CCTV team will increase what you can offer your patients and families. Ask about receiving a team discount for groups of four or more.

"Illustrated exactly how CCTV fits in within the goals and standards of Child Life practice.”

Day One: 8:15 - 6:00 8:15

Participants Will Leave With a Greater Understanding of:  Using television, new media, and technology as therapeutic and expressive creative arts modalities  How to develop appropriate programming to meet the unique needs of hospitalized children and their families.  A basic operating skill set of studio and mobile equipment.  The importance integrating non clinical staff to meet the developmental and psychosocial needs of patients and families.

Registration / Light Breakfast

Session 1 Meet & Greet Session 2 A Channel is Born / Zone tour

Day Two: 8:30 - 5:00 Session 1 Breakfast Plenary: Music & Art

Session 3 Through the Clinical Lens, Bringing Child Life to CCTV Session 4 Breakout Sessions: (based on participant interest) 1) Studio Tech 2) Puppeteering 3) Show Promotion / KZTV Cart Box Lunch Q&A Meet the Staff Session 5 Cultivating Community Partnerships Session 6 Marketing & Consents Session 7 Producing with Patients

Therapy, Child Life Session 2 Hosting 101 Session 3 Live show review Lunch

Q&A Meet the Staff

Session 4 Your Mobile Studio: Stop Motion, Green Screen and Digital Avatars in a Patient’s Room Session 5 Show Production Session 6 LIVE Show Session 7 Closing Session

Session 8 Day 1 Review / Q&A “I loved the hands-on. I really learned a lot of new tools and lowered my fear of the technology- FUN!”

Session 9 Live Performance

“I learned a lot about the other modalities that can be incorporated into hospital programming. What an amazing process!”

Additional Attendance Options:

Travel Information:


Current Child Life / Creative Arts Therapy students interested in creating patient media may choose to attend a single day:

Mount Sinai Kravis Children’s Hospital is located at 1184 Fifth Ave on NYC’s Upper East Side. The closest airports are LaGuardia Airport (7.8 mi) and John F. Kennedy Airport (17.1 mi). Accommodations can be made at Hotel Wales or nearby Marriot locations. For more information about planning your visit::


April 6, 2020

Select Fee:

$500 Professional Two Day

Attend DAY 1 to learn about creating and running a channel.

Attend DAY 2 for hands on sessions on creating patient centered content.

Additional Pre-Workshop Session:

Attend Wednesday, June 3rd for a three hour hands on tutorial on 3D printing and remote telepresence robots. Learn how to create 3D portraits of patients and families using full body scanning and printing tools. Test drive two different telepresence robots and explore how to use with your populations.


$150 Technology Session (6/3)



Name: Email: Phone: Mailing Address:

A pre-workshop technology session is available for participants attending both Day 1 and Day 2: 


$250 Student One Day

Workshop Details: This workshop will be held in the Child Life Zone of the Mount Sinai Kravis Children’s Hospital at 1184 5th Ave, New York, New York 10029.

Hospital / Institution: Title: Dietary restrictions (light breakfast and snacks):

Each day begins with a light breakfast at 8:30 A.M. A box lunch will be provided for day one. You will receive a detailed hourly schedule and other information upon registration confirmation.

You will receive confirmation by April 15, 2020.


Please do not book flight or accommodations before this date.

Diane Rode "It was great to see what's needed from A-Z to build a program."

Child Life Director, MPS, CCLS, ATR-BC, LCAT

Luis Borges Patient Media & Technology Coordinator, KidZone TV Production Supervisor

Mathea Jacobs KidZone TV Manager, Patient and Family Videographer

Mail and Make Check Payable To: The Child Life and Creative Arts Therapy Department The Mount Sinai Kravis Children’s Hospital 1 Gustave L. Levy Place Box 1153 New York, New York 10029

Nicole Wood KidZone TV Producer, CCLS

Cheryl Strauss Zone Coordinator, CCLS

Questions? Contact:

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CLS / CAT/ Pediatric staff - PDU’s! Register today for our very hands-on intensive "LIVE from New York: Creating or Enhancing Your Interacti...

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