Annual Conference

The ACLP Annual Conference on Professional Issues is the premier educational experience for child life professionals. Each year, around 1,000 child life specialists from all over the world gather for a diverse array of high-quality, timely and relevant conference sessions catered to all professional levels.  As the largest gathering of child life specialists of the year, the Annual Conference offers ample opportunities for both formal and informal networking with your peers. Get ready to talk about current child life issues, share ideas and resources, and contribute to the ongoing growth of your profession!



Recorded conference sessions and webinars

ACLP is proud to offer recorded sessions of previous conference sessions and webinars. Conference sessions can be purchased individually or as part of a packaged deal. Webinars can be purchased individually. ACLP is always adding to their library of recorded events so check back often!

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Regional Group Conferences

Regional child life groups offer you further opportunities to connect with peers in designated geographic areas. Please note, each organization has its own mission, goals and standards for participation, and does not have any direct affiliation with ACLP.

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ACLP Bulletin & Focus Articles

The ACLP Bulletin is the foremost professional resource focusing on the unique knowledge and skills of the child life community. Its aim is to provide content that encourages the continued clinical development of child life professionals, and a forum for highlighting their milestones, challenges, innovations and successes.

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Calendar of Events

  • Great Lakes Association of Child Life Professionals (GLACLP) Annual Conference

    Detroit | MI
    October 21 - October 21, 2017
    October 21, 2017
  • Texas Association of Child Life Professionals (TACLP) Annual Conference

    Houston | TX
    October 21 - October 21, 2017
    October 21, 2017
  • New England Child Life Professionals (NECLP) Conference

    Ashford | CT
    October 23 - October 23, 2017
    October 23, 2017
  • 22nd Annual Midwest Child Life Conference

    Madison | WI
    November 04 - November 05, 2017
    November 05, 2017
  • 24th Annual Child Life of Greater New York (CLGNY) Professional Development Conference

    New York | NY
    November 13 - November 13, 2017
    November 13, 2017
  • 12th Annual Phoenix Area Child Life Conference - Call for Abstracts Deadline

    December 01 - December 01, 2017
    December 01, 2017

Live Webinars


Individual Member: $50 U.S.

Individual Non-Member: $110 U.S.

*Group Registraton: 3 - 5 participants $185, 6 - 9 participants $225, 10+ participants $375

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On-Demand Webinars


Individual: $40 U.S. (Members), $100 U.S. (Non-Members)

Participants must complete a quiz to earn PDUs toward recertification.  Each CLC On-Demand webinar is worth 1 PDU.  

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