Committees, Working Groups, Task Forces

Our progress is fueled by the vision of our leaders and the hard work of a dedicated network of volunteers. The following is a list of active ACLP committees, work groups, and task forces. Learn more about the mission and goals of each committee below. To read more about the committee infrastructure and appointment, click here.

If you are interested in participating in one of these groups, please visit Volunteer Opportunities for more information.

ACLP Committees/Sub-Committees, Work Groups & Task Forces

  • AAP Liaison

  • Archives Committee

  • Awards Committee

  • Bulletin

  • Benchmarking/Research Datacenter Committee

  • Certification Commission and Committees

  • Community Based Practice Committee

  • Conference Program Committee

  • Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Committee

  • Education and Training Committee

  • Finance Committee

  • Governance Committee

  • Internship Accreditation Oversight Committee

  • Board Diversification Task Force

  • Research Fellows

ACLP Committees/Sub-Committees, Work Groups & Task Forces Continued

  • Journal of Child Life

  • Mentorship Program Committee

  • Nominating Committee

  • Past Presidents Advisory Group

  • Patient and Family Experience Committee

  • Professional Resources Committee

  • Staffing Analytics Task Force

  • Volunteer Recognition and Engagement Committee

  • Web and Online Networking Committee (WONC)

Research Fellows

This prestigious advisory group will provide an opportunity to recognize leading researchers in the field of child life. 
  • Provide subject matter expertise to ACLP on a consult basis
  • Serve as informal mentors to aspiring child life researchers
  • Serve as a research consultant to ACLP committees, task forces, or working groups (e.g. – educating a committee on the process of conducting a literature review)
  • May be recruited to lead or participate in strategic projects (internal to ACLP or in partnership with other organizations)

To learn more about the Research Fellows, click here.