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Association of Child Life Professionals Statement Backing the American Academy of Pediatrics Policy Supporting Adolescents' Rights to Access Reproductive Healthcare Services

June 28, 2022

Despite the recent Supreme Court decision to overturn Roe v. Wade, the Association of Child Life Professionals remains resolute in backing the American Academy of Pediatrics' longstanding policy of supporting adolescents’ right to access comprehensive, evidence-based reproductive healthcare services, including abortion.

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Association of Child Life Professionals Position Statement on Deadly School Shootings

May 26, 2022

Statement from Alison E. Heron, MBA, CAE, CEO of the Association of Child Life Professionals on the deadly mass shootings that are tearing communities across the country apart with communities of color being disproportionately harmed.

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Association of Child Life Professionals Condemns Actions that Threaten the Health of Transgender and LGBTQIA+ Youth

March 10, 2022

The Association of Child Life Professionals (ACLP) strongly condemns the actions occurring across the United States that directly threaten the health and well-being of transgender, gender-expansive, and LGBTQ youth. 

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A Message from the Association of Child Life Professionals Board of Directors on the COVID-19 Pandemic

January 20, 2022

First and foremost, the ACLP Board of Directors would like to thank you for what you have done to help children and families through this unprecedented time. We are proud that child life has played a role in this global fight.

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