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Sanford Aberdeen Welcomes Child Life Specialist to Staff

Nov 21, 2013 06:56AM ● By Med Editor

Sanford Aberdeen is pleased to announce that Stephanie Ziegler, BS, CCLS has joined its team of health care providers.

Ziegler earned her Bachelor of Science in Human Development and Family Studies from Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO. She went on to earn her Certified Child Life Specialist credential from the Child Life Council in 2011.

According to the Child Life Council, “the CCLS credentialing program is a rigorous, examination-based professional certification credential. The requirements are based on academic and clinical experiences, and successful completion of the Child Life Professional Certification Examination.” 

Ziegler will be ensuring life remains as normal as possible for children as they spend time as patients at Sanford Aberdeen.

“Being a patient can be a scary thing for some people. At Sanford Aberdeen we care deeply about our patients and we will take every measure possible to ease the experience for children and their families. Expanding our Child Life team and having specialized individuals available is one more piece of our commitment to the community” commented Jen Wagenaar, CNO.