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The CLC Office will be closed Monday, October 12th. Normal business will resume on Tuesday, October 13th. 

Recertification through PDUs Deadline: October 31st, 2015

Click here for more information on recertifying through PDUs. Questions about recertification? Email


What's New

Top 20 Conference Presentations from Cincinnati

A list of the 20 best-rated workshops, seminars, and intensives from the 33rd Annual Conference on Professional Issues in Cincinnati is now available on the 2015 Annual Conference section of the CLC website. Congratulations to the presenters of these sessions (and to all presenters), and thank you to all attendees who completed the 2015 Annual Conference survey. Your responses will help to support the conference planning and development process for next year's conference in Orlando.

New Webinars Available - Best of 2015 Annual Conference and More!

CLC has added new webinars with more to come. We are including some of the top-rated presentations from the 2015 CLC Annual Conference. If you were unable to attend CLC's Annual Conference this year, these webinars will give you a chance to see quality presentations at a low cost. Register now & keep checking back!

Mary Barkey Clinical Excellence Award Nominations Are Open!

The CLC Board of Directors is seeking nominations for the 2016 Mary Barkey Clinical Excellence Award, an honor presented annually to a child life specialist who has demonstrated exemplary child life care and a high level of clinical skill. If you are interested in nominating a colleague, please visit the Mary Barkey Clinical Excellence Award section of the CLC website for complete information. The initial form is due by August 3rd, 2015 and the deadline for all complete entries with supporting documentation is September 7th, 2015.

The Child Life Council is proud to announce a new resource for members - The Center for Play in Health Care! This grant-funded project is your one-stop source for videos, webinars, and other resources on the therapeutic power of play. 

Our Purpose

Supporting child life professionals as they empower children and families to master challenging events related to health care.

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Sheri Mosely

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