CCLS Connection Newsletter

The Certification Communications Committee is charged with communicating with the public regarding the certification program, including publication of the CCLS newsletter. The CCLS Connection usually contains the following:

  • Message from the Child Life Certification Commission Chairperson
  • Important Dates to Remember
  • Certification Program Update and Highlights
  • Feature Articles


August 2020

Articles: PDUs During the Pandemic
Changes to the CL Code of Ethics

April 2020

Article: Updated PDU Resource Available
CLCC Statements in Response to the COVID-19 Pandemic

November 2019

Article: Certification Lapse, Expiration and the Appeals Process: What You Need to Know

July 2019

Article: PDU Audit FAQs
Introducing: Child Life Code of Ethics (Revised)
Digital Badges
CLCC Toolkit Affirming Clinical Experience through Exam Content Outline

February 2019

Article: Certification Exam Development
Interview: Danielle Babcock, CCLS
CLCC Election Results
New Eligibility Verification Forms

November 2018

Article: Resources for Establishing Eligibility for the Certification Exam
Article: Accessing Focus Articles to Obtain PDUs

September 2018

Article: What is "Entry Level," and What is its Relevance to Certification?
Article: Accessing Focus Articles to Obtain PDUs

May 2018

Article: Thinking Outside the Box: Options for Obtaining PDUs for Recertification
Job Analysis Update
Sociology Courses for Establishing Eligibility for the Certification Exam

December 2017

Article: What's in a Domain? The Exam Content Outline and PDUs

September 2017

Article: Read All About It: Introducing the Certification Communications Committee