One person program

ACLP is proud to offer two, One-Person Program Conference Scholarships, for the 2023 Child Life Annual Conference, to be held on June 15-18, 2023 in Grapevine, TX. 

Call for applications will be open from February 1 - February 15, 2023.  Winners will be notified by mid-March! 

All Criteria MUST be met to be considered:

  • Certified Child Life Specialist
  • Work Full Time in a one-person, hospital-based program
  • Never attended an ACLP conference

The scholarships include:*

  • One full-conference registration,
  • One day intensive,
  • Access to digital, recorded conference content for 1 year,
  • Hotel accommodations up to four nights,
  • Airfare: $500 towards the cost of air travel expenses,
  • Per diem: $500 to cover ground transportation to/from airport, food & beverage, ground transportation to/from hotel.

One Person Program Recipients

  • Dana Thornquist, 2022

  • Becki Steel, 2022

  • Alyssa Gallant, 2023

  • Hanna Paradise, 2023

Thank you to our generous sponsor of this program!

These scholarships were made possible through the generous sponsorship of enCourage Kids Foundation.
For 34 years, enCourage Kids Foundation has helped humanize healthcare for children and their families by resourcing impact-driven pediatric programs and supporting the Child Life Community. Serving more than one million children annually, our programs offer relief from the constant burden of treatment, hospital stays, and doctor appointments, while also helping pediatric facilities to meet the unique needs of their patients. enCourage Kids Foundation envisions a world where every child–regardless of the difficulty of his or her medical journey—experiences joy, hope, resilience, and healing.

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