Redesigned for 2017!

Completely redesigned in 2017, ACLP Bulletin’s expanded magazine format brings a fresh look to engage readership. ACLP Bulletin is the foremost professional resource focusing on the unique knowledge and skills of the child life community. Its aim is to provide content that encourages the continued clinical development of child life professionals, and a forum for highlighting their milestones, challenges, innovations and successes. It is a quarterly digital publication for ACLP members, with a circulation of more than 5,500 child life professionals throughout the United States, Canada, and across the globe.

Submission Guidelines & Instructions

The ACLP Bulletin editors, ACLP staff and Focus Review Board are committed to making your experience writing for the ACLP Bulletin as positive as possible, and strongly encourage you to consider submitting your work.

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ACLP Bulletin Offers Access to:

  • More than 5,500 child life leaders and front-line professionals that only the ACLP Bulletin can deliver.
  • Readers interested in products that would assist them in providing the best experience for the patients
    and families they serve.
  • Professionals interested in organizations that support children and families under stress and
    in crisis.
  • Readers interested in professional education materials and opportunities.

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Submission Deadlines


  • ACLP Bulletin - Spring Issue

    April 01 - April 01, 2018
    April 01, 2018
  • ACLP Bulletin - Summer Issue

    July 01 - July 01, 2018
    July 01, 2018

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