Passionate about global, cross-cultural psychosocial care within hospitals, BobbiJo has extensive experience in the U.S. and abroad in South Africa, Qatar, and Georgia. BobbiJo has a Masters in Public Health, is a Certified Child Life Specialist and Certified Therapeutic Recreation Specialist. For the past 14+ years, BobbiJo has led and assisted in the assessment, planning, implementation, and evaluation of programs focused on improving and enhancing the healthcare experience for children and their families. Over the years, she has been an active participant in several associations, committees and foundations focused on cultivating positive change around family-centered care initiatives. BobbiJo continues to seek opportunities to collaborate with healthcare clinicians/practitioners around the world to allow for continued learning, growth, and advancements in the area of psychosocial care for hospitalized children and the entire family unit.