Recreational Therapy and Child Life-Burn Center

Emotional Self-regulation Skills

Recreational therapists Burn Center staff provide treatment services to adult and pediatric patients in the N.C. Jaycee Burn Center.

The application of specific treatment interventions is based upon the analysis of an individual's assessment and may include:

  • reality orientation

  • psycho social counseling

  • motor skills

  • stress and relaxation Management

  • discharge planning

  • social skills adjustment

  • functional living skills

  • biofeedback

  • procedural preparation

  • developmental stimulation

  • adjustment to healthcare encounters

Recreational Therapy and Childlife Staff members are licensed Recreational Therapists who have additional certification as a
Child Life Specialist. Services are provided in the patients' rooms, the Burn Center Playroom, the recreational therapy facilities
in the N.C. Children's Hospital, the Patient Recreation Center or in the community. Burn survivors, between 7-15 years of age,
are invited to take part in a camping experience known as Camp Celebrate.











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