I Want To Becoming A Child Life Specialist

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“To accomplish great things, we must not only act, but also dream; not only plan, but also believe.” – Anatole France Hailing from the Catfish Capital of the World, Belzoni MS, I am Laderka Dominique Coats. I was born on October 19, 1995 in Indianola, MS under the zodiac sign Libra, to the proud parents of Lisa Coats and Derrick Jenkins. I am 21 years old. Growing up, my mother practically raised my brother, Roderick Coats and I on her own while upholding the responsibilities of a single parent. My brother is 15 years old. My mother, 41 years old, currently serve as the county director of The Department of Human Services located in Belzoni, Mississippi.
In life, my ultimate goal is to grow continually and use my wisdom to help others
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My purpose is to become a Child Life Specialist. I will become a health care professional who works with children and their families while they have extended stay in the hospital. I will be a life support line for each child I touch. When I grow older, I will look back and think about the anchors I thrown out to children, and I will smile. My life lines will have changed a …show more content…
Many young adults do not realize the importance of valuable internships that will impact their lives later in life, but I most certainly do. I have always had a passion for helping others, becoming a service scholar I know my passion will live in me forever. I am very responsible, dedicated, caring, and hard-working and I am willing to fulfill the needs and challenges of becoming a service scholar.
In addition, I know my hard-work and dedication will pay off and I will be the change in my community. Although, my future goal is to become a Child Life Specialist, I am interested in learning more about illness that children and adults suffer from and they have to cope with on a day to day basis such as: sexually transmitted diseases, cancer, autism, ADHD, etc. It is always vital to assimilate new ways to help children and families cope with their illness while being hospitalized, it makes everything flow easier. This will be a great opportunity for

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