Andrea McGinnis, BA, CCLS

Andrea McGinnis, BA, CCLS

Andrea McGinnis, BA, CCLS, is a child life specialist at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia.

Areas of Expertise: Surgical and procedure preparation and coping, Sibling issues, Therapeutic play
Locations: Main Campus
Appointments and Referrals: 1-800-TRY-CHOP (1-800-879-2467)

Education and Training

Board Certification

Certified Child Life Specialist (CCLS)

Undergraduate Degree

BA in Psychology - The College of New Jersey, Ewing Township, NJ

Titles and Academic Titles

Child Life Specialist

Departments and Services

Publications

Posters and Presentations

Lectures by Invitation

2016

McGinnis A. Brothers and Sisters: Supporting Siblings of Hospitalized Children Through Weekend Programming. CHOP Child Life Conference: It Takes a Village; 2016; Philadelphia, PA.

2014

McGinnis A. Fun-damental Challenges: Exploring the Roadblocks and Solutions to Providing Therapeutic Play Experiences in the Hospital. CLC 32nd Annual Conference on Professional Issues; 2014; New Orleans, LA.

Editorial and Academic Positions

Institutional and Academic Committees

2016, Bladder Extrophy International Conference Committee, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia

2013-2016, Prep and Coping Committee Goal Group, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia

2013-present, Staffing Solutions, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia

2012-present, Sibshops Facilitator, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia

2013-present, Intern Skills Lab Facilitator, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia

2014-2016, 4East/4South Pain Team Committee, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia

2014-2016, December Donations Committee, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia



 

Leadership and Memberships

2009 - present, The Association of Child Life Professionals