Meet the Team

Child Life at HSHS St. Vincent Children’s Hospital is the only child life program in Green Bay, and consists of full-time child life specialists, interns, students and volunteers.

Colleen Ducke - Child Life Supervisor
Ducke grew up in La Crosse and was a Boston nanny before returning to Madison to earn a Bachelor’s Degree in Child Life at Edgewood College. From there, she headed back to Boston to serve as an intern at the Boston Floating Hospital for Children. She earned a Master’s Degree in Human Development at Wheelock College in Boston. Ducke taught Child Life at her alma mater for four years and joined Prevea in 2002. She is a member of the National Child Life Council.

Ashley Thompson
Thompson, a Waupun native, majored in human development at the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay with a minor in psychology. She volunteered at HSHS St. Vincent Hospital in the Child Life program before going to Marshfield Clinic and St. Joseph’s Hospital in Marshfield for her internship. She joined Prevea in April 2007 and is member of the Child Life Council.

Amy Hagel
Hagel grew up in Carroll, Iowa. She attended the University of Iowa and majored in Child Life with a minor in psychology. She volunteered at University of Iowa hospitals and clinics before coming to HSHS St. Vincent Hospital for her internship. She joined St. Vincent Hospital’s Child Life program in Sept. 2013 and is a member of the Child Life Council.

Lauren Arnoldussen
Arnoldussen grew up in Kaukauna, Wisconsin.  She attended Edgewood College in Madison and majored in Child Life with a minor in psychology. She volunteered at American Family Children’s Hospital and completed her practicum and internship at St. Vincent Hospital. She joined St. Vincent Children’s Hospital’s Child Life program in Nov. 2016 and is a member of the Child Life Council. 

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