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CLC Purpose, Mission & Values

Purpose, Mission and Values


Core Purpose

Child Life Council’s core purpose is to serve child life professionals.



Child Life Council, Inc. is the leading membership association serving child life professionals as they empower children and families to master challenging life events.


Core Values - Child Life Council’s Guiding Principles


Vision: Demonstrated by leadership consistently open and responsive to new ideas that advance the child life profession

Relevance: Demonstrated by the adaptability needed to maintain consistent quality, value and usefulness in member service and programs

Honesty: Demonstrated by personal and organizational integrity, transparency, fairness and credibility in relationships and communications

Accountability: Demonstrated by organizational and financial decisions focused on moving the profession forward, empowering members, and sustaining a viable member-centric association

Collaboration: Demonstrated by an organizational culture reflective of our professional community’s respect for the value of different cultures, experiences and points of view


Learn more about CLC's Strategic Plan