Child Life Council 32nd Annual Conference on Professional Issues
May 22-25, 2014 New Orleans, Louisiana
The Child Life Council (CLC), established in 1982, offers an unparalleled educational and networking experience for child life professionals. The annual conference program provides ideas on innovative resources and best practices in child life.
Established as a nonprofit organization in 1982, the Child Life Council represents a group of trained professionals with expertise in helping children and their families overcome life’s most challenging events. The Child Life Council membership is composed of nearly 5,000 individuals representing more than 600 organizations worldwide. Our members include child life specialists, child life assistants, university educators and students, hospital administrators and staff, school teachers, therapeutic recreation specialists, and others in related fields.
CLC provides members with professional development programs and resources, facilitates the exchange of professional knowledge and best practices, and distributes information about the needs of children experiencing stress and trauma.