Annual Conference

The ACLP Annual Conference on Professional Issues is the premier educational experience for child life professionals. Each year, around 1,000 child life specialists from all over the world gather for a diverse array of high-quality, timely and relevant conference sessions catered to all professional levels.  As the largest gathering of child life specialists of the year, the Annual Conference offers ample opportunities for both formal and informal networking with your peers. Get ready to talk about current child life issues, share ideas and resources, and contribute to the ongoing growth of your profession!



Recorded conference sessions and webinars

ACLP is proud to offer recorded sessions of previous conference sessions and webinars. Conference sessions can be purchased individually or as part of a packaged deal. Webinars can be purchased individually. ACLP is always adding to their library of recorded events so check back often!

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Regional Group Conferences

Regional child life groups offer you further opportunities to connect with peers in designated geographic areas. Please note, each organization has its own mission, goals and standards for participation, and does not have any direct affiliation with ACLP.

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ACLP Bulletin & Focus Articles

The 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.

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Calendar of Events

  • March of Dimes Webinar: Partnering with Parents to Improve Safety: Engaging Families beyond the Parent Advisory Council

    August 03 - August 03, 2018
    August 03, 2018
  • 2018 Midwest Conference

    November 10 - November 11, 2018
    November 11, 2018
  • Child Life of Greater New York (CLGNY) 25th Annual Professional Development Conference

    November 12 - November 12, 2018
    November 12, 2018

Live Webinars


Individual Member: $30 U.S.
Individual Student Member: $15 U.S.

Individual Non-Member: $110 U.S.

*Group Registraton: 3 - 5 participants $185, 6 - 9 participants $225, 10+ participants $375

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On-Demand Webinars


Individual: $40 U.S. (Members), $100 U.S. (Non-Members)

Participants must complete a quiz to earn PDUs toward recertification.  Each CLC On-Demand webinar is worth 1 PDU.  

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