Kelly Goldin, BS, CCLS, CTRS

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Kelly Goldin, BS, CCLS, CTRS, is a bereavement coordinator with the Justin Michael Ingerman Center for Palliative Care at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia.

Locations: Main Hospital
Appointments and Referrals: 1-800-TRY-CHOP (1-800-879-2467)


Kelly Goldin, CCLS, CTRS began her career at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia in 2006 as a Certified Child Life Specialist. In 2021, she stepped into the role of bereavement coordinator.  She hopes to make an impact in improving grief and bereavement services offered to CHOP families and staff as well as the community at large.

Goldin graduated from Temple University with a B.S. in Therapeutic Recreation. She holds a certificate in Greif and Bereavement Counseling from Brooklyn College and is currently attending graduate school at Grand Canyon University studying Mental Health and Wellness with an emphasis in Grief and Bereavement.  During her time at Temple, she was a member of the university’s Women’s Rowing Team.  She still enjoys going down to the river to cheer on her alma mater.

Education and Training

Board Certification

Certified Child Life Specialist (CCLS)
Certified Therapeutic Recreation Specialist (CTRS)

Undergraduate Degree

BS in Therapeutic Recreation - Temple University, Philadelphia, PA

Titles and Academic Titles

Bereavement Coordinator

Departments and Services