How to be an effective advocate for yourself and your family and get the most out of your appointments.
Jeanna Hill (formerly Martinez) received her B.A. in Psychology with a minor in Early Childhood Intervention from Texas State University. She then went on to obtain her Master’s degree in Family and Child Studies on the Child Life Track. She completed a Child Life practicum and Child Life internship at Christus Santa Rosa Children’s Hospital in San Antonio, TX. While there, she was placed in the hospital’s outpatient clinic, as well as completed her internship rotations in the GI unit and Emergency Department. Jeanna is currently a Certified Child Life Specialist and is trained in child development, special education, early intervention, family systems and stress, and developmental disabilities. Jeanna has experience working with children and families in various settings including residential facilities, educational facilities, and children’s hospitals, providing emotional support to families during stressful life experiences.