Emily B Goldstein
College of Family and Consumer Sciences
PhD Student & Graduate Teaching Assistant
I am a second-year PhD student who is passionate about child life research.
261B Dawson Hall
305 Sanford Dr.
Athens, GA 30602
|Degree||Field of Study||Institution||Graduation|
|Master of Science||Human Development and Family Studies||University of Alabama||May 2021|
|Bachelor of Science||Human Development and Family Studies, Child Life||University of Alabama||May 2019|
Most of my research is focused on enhancing quantitative research within the child life field. My area of specialization is disability studies, so I am particularly interested in hopsitalization and child life experiences of children with disabilities.
|Award Name||Awarded By||Year Awarded|
|Student Research Recognition Award||Association of Child Life Professionals||2022|
|Association of Child Life Professionals||Abstract Review Committee||2021-2023||Professional Development|
|HDFS Graduate Student Organization||Vice President||2022-2023||Leadership|
Dr. Diane Bales (HDFS, UGA)
Dr. Noel Card (HDFS, UGA)
Dr. Carol Lawson (IHDD, UGA)
Dr. Sherwood Burns-Nader (HDFS, University of Alabama)
Goldstein, E., Burns-Nader, S., Casper, D., Parker, J. (2022). Examining Implementation of Child Life Services with Facility Dogs. Journal of Child Health Care.
Lukas, M., Avery, G., Burns-Nader, S., Goldstein, E., & Schmitz, A. (2022). Exploring child life specialists’ perspective on the role and benefits of child life in Pediatric Sexual Assault Forensic Examinations. Children’s Health Care.