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CLC’s Bulletin Changes to All-Online Format

CLC’s quarterly Bulletin publication has transitioned to an electronic format, accessible on both your computer and mobile devices. The updated format features extended content, full-color graphics, clickable links and ads, and a searchable online archive (for subsequent issues).  The first electronic issue was emailed to all active CLC members on April 6, 2015 and can be accessed by members here.

New Webinars Available -- Best of 2014 Annual Conference

CLC is hosting webinars every Wednesday in April, thanks to the addition of three webinars, the first of a series of some of the top-rated presentations from the 2014 CLC Annual Conference. If you were unable to attend CLC's Annual Conference last year, these webinars will give you a chance to see quality presentations at a low cost. Register now & keep checking back! More webinars will be added.

Jim Gandorf Joins CLC as New CEO & Executive Director 

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

Child Life Video Debuts on YouTube

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!



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

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Featured Blogs

Carla Oliver

As we work on the next CLC Strategic Plan that will lay out our path for the next three years, I’d like to update you on the headway we’ve made over the last three years.... 
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Annette Bonjour

Can you remember a time when you needed to advocate to patients, families, staff, and hospital leadership on the benefits of using preparation, distraction, pain management, or comfort positioning? Have you ever wished you had evidence to support these interventions, right at your fingertips? If any of these situations sound familiar. . .  Read More

Kathryn Cantrell

This year is all about spreading the word about the child life research revolution. Scream it from the rooftops: tell your coworkers, your patients, your teachers. It’s happening. And the movement needs your help. To participate, all you have to do is follow three easy steps. . . Read More



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