Spring 2017 Bulletin

ACLP Bulletin

Spring 2017 | VOL. 35 NO.2


In This Issue


  1 You Tend to Find What You're Looking For
  2 Consistency and Progress Through Times of Change and Transition
  4 I is for Industry Versus Inferiority
  8 Extraordinary Service Lived Everyday: Anita Pumphrey Honored with the 2017 Distinguished Service Award
10 Child Life in a Refugee Camp: When Two Worlds Collide
13 Integrating a Humanoid Robot into Child Life
18 How to be a Child Life Detective in your Hospital
26 Fill the Gaps: Bringing Music into Critical Care Rooms
28 The Protection Paradox
30 EBP: One Step at a Time
32 The Quest: Uncovering Educational Technology Tools for Child Life Specialists
34 Book Review: The Healing Power of the Breath
36 Advocacy: What I Learned in My Internship
37 Supporting Well Children in a Critically Ill Adult's World




24 "All Heart" Animal-Assisted Interventions with Hospitalized Children with Cancer: A Case Description

Katie Beard, CCLS
Monroe Carell Jr. Children's Hospital at Vanderbilt, TN

David DeGrood
Vanderbilt University, TN

Abbey Sanders
Vanderbilt University, TN

Terrah Akard, PhD, RN, CPNP
Vanderbilt University School of Nursing, TN

Megan Duffy
Vanderbilt University, TN

Ashely Fallon
Vanderbilt University, TN

Mary Jo Gilmer, PhD, MBA, RN-BC, FAAN
Monroe Carell Jr. Children's Hospital at Vanderbilt, TN


Spring 2017 Bulletin (Child Life Focus)

Child Life Focus Articles

Each issue of the ACLP Bulletin (through Fall 2019) featured a Child Life Focus article, peer-reviewed in-depth research. These articles are available here.

Individual Pricing
Non-Members: $15
ACLP Members: Free!

The PDUs earned (.5 per article) from reading a Focus article and successfully completing the accompanying quiz are considered Independent Learning. There is a 10 PDU maximum limit for this category in the 5-year certification cycle.