ACLP Books

ACLP strives to maintain the highest-quality standard of publishing while being seen as the pre-eminent source of evidence-based research in child life.

ACLP has many published books on the topic of child life practice for you to explore.

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Journal of Child Life

The Journal of Child Life is the official research journal published biannually by ACLP. It is open-access and focuses on the latest psychosocial research about children's responses to stressful experiences and child life professionals' work.

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ACLP Bulletin

ACLP Bulletin is the quarterly, digital publication for 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. It also provides 1.0 PDU per issue for ACLP Members. 

#Child Life Blog

Stay up-to-date on the latest child life news, resources, and current events.

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ACLP Reports & Statements

Read the latest ACLP reports and statements. Topics range from showcasing the value of child life to statements on the salary crisis and gun violence. 

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ACLP Annual Reports

The ACLP Annual Report highlights examples of ACLP members' impact from membership and volunteer hours, a financial update, and more.

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