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  • Child Life Program

  • Phone: 973-971-4974

Child Life Program

Carol G. Simon Cancer Center at Morristown Medical Center and Overlook Medical Center provides children and teens, whose parent or loved one has cancer, the opportunity to meet with a child life specialist who can help them cope with family illness, hospitalization, outpatient medical interventions and other concerns that may arise from cancer diagnosis or treatment.

Our child life services include:

  • Individual sessions focusing on processing and expressing emotions
  • Therapeutic play utilizing special toys, creative arts and other activities
  • Specialized parent training workshops
  • Sibling play sessions
  • Support groups
  • Child-centered and cognitive-behavioral parent training
  • Guidance related to discussing cancer with children or teens
  • Child Life Program

  • Phone: 973-971-4974

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Morristown Medical Center

100 Madison Avenue
Morristown, NJ 07960

Overlook Medical Center

99 Beauvoir Avenue
Summit, NJ 07901

Newton Medical Center

175 High Street
Newton, NJ 07860

Chilton Medical Center

97 West Parkway
Pompton Plains, NJ 07444

Hackettstown Medical Center

651 Willow Grove Street
Hackettstown, NJ 07840

Goryeb Children's Hospital

100 Madison Avenue
Morristown, NJ 07960


Affiliated Providers

Atlantic Medical Group

More than 900 health care