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Just in time for #ChildLife Month, CLC has released a brand new video honoring the child life profession, which will remind stakeholders of the tremendous value child life specialists add to hospitals and other healthcare settings! View Video. Consider how to use and share!
In March, we'll be tweeting daily, using the hashtag #ChildLife, to highlight your valuable work and contributions. Please join us by using the hashtag #ChildLife on your own social media accounts! We are also offering to send a personalized letter to your department head or hospital administrator, expressing gratitude for his or her support of child life services. Submit a request for a letter now through March 23. Don’t forget to share your photos, videos, articles or blog entries about your own observation or celebrations of Child Life Month with us at firstname.lastname@example.org!
We are pleased to announce the appointment of Jim Gandorf as CLC’s new CEO & Executive Director. Gandorf was selected following an extensive executive search process, and he joined the staff in early March 2015. Learn More about Jim
Starting with the upcoming Spring 2015 issue, CLC’s quarterly Bulletin newsletter will be transitioning to an all-online format, accessible on both your computer and mobile devices. The updated format will feature extended content, full-color graphics, and a searchable online archive (for the Spring 2015 and subsequent issues). The first issue will be emailed to all active CLC members in early April.
This latest offering in the CLC Bookstore offers a glimpse into the early play activities and programs in hospitals, and the women who led the way. Visit Bookstore
The Professional Resources Committee has added a new PowerPoint presentation to a growing list of customizable templates available in the Resource Library – Child Life Tool Kit to help members educate families and multidisciplinary team members. The All About Radiation Oncology presentation is designed to help prepare school-aged children and adolescents for their experience in the Radiation Oncology department. To download, visit Resource Library - Child Life Tool Kit
The Psychosocial Risk Assessment in Pediatrics (PRAP), a validated screening tool designed to assess pediatric patients' risk for experiencing elevated distress during health care encounters, is now available for purchase. To learn more about the PRAP, including an introductory webinar, video demonstrations, pricing and testimonials, please visit the CLC Bookstore.