Trish Haneman Cox has worked as a consultant in New Hampshire for a variety of different organizations and institutions. She was an academic supervisor to child life students at Wheelock College in Boston from 2006-2007. Prior to her time at Wheelock, Trish worked as a child life specialist, and later as a child life coordinator, for Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center in New York. Trish has a Bachelor of Science degree in Psychology from Trinity College in Connecticut, a Masters in Special Education (Early Childhood with a specialization in child life) from Bank Street College in New York, and a Masters in Social Work from the University of New Hampshire, Durham.
Trish has a strong history of leadership within the Child Life Council. She has served on the Child Life Certification Committee, the Education Committee (now the Education & Training Committee), the Nominating Committee, and Governance Task Force. She held the position of Board Director from 2008-2010, and was a force behind the development of CLC’s online networking initiatives (CLC Community, Facebook, and Twitter pages) as the first chair of the Web and Online Networking Advisory Task Force, which was established in 2009. Trish has also been active with other professional organizations, including Child Life of Greater New York (CLGNY), where she served as Regional Conference Chair (2001-2004) and President (2005-2007), and the New Hampshire chapter of the National Association of Social Workers (NH-NASW), where she is currently serving a term as Director. Her other volunteer leadership efforts include a current position as Vice President of the Richie McFarland Children’s Center Board, and President of the Friends of Newfields Public Library for the past 4 years.