Future Child Life Specialists
The process of becoming a Certified Child Life Specialist (CCLS) includes degree, course work and clinical experience requirements specific to the year in which you will take the exam. You will begin an Eligibility Assessment with ACLP to track your progress through the various requirements and ultimately allow you to register for the certification exam. Upon successful completion of the exam, the CCLS credential is granted and you will go on to the path of maintaining your certification.
Eligibility Assessment Steps:
Begin an Eligibility Assessment
These are the current degree, course work and clinical experience requirements for individuals taking the exam before 2019.
These are the degree, course work and clinical experience requirements for exams taking place after January 1, 2019.
A Guide to Meeting the 2019 Coursework Requirements
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