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Extended Deadline: Mary Barkey Award

The deadline for the CLC Mary Barkey Clinical Experience Award has been extended from August 5 to August 12. The award is presented to an individual child life specialist who has demonstrated exemplary child life care and a high level of clinical skill. The award will be presented at the upcoming 35th Annual Conference on Professional Issues in Las Vegas, NV. Learn more.

Update on CLC Rebranding

In May, we revealed the new logo during the opening general session at the 2016 CLC Annual Conference. Now, we are excited to reveal our new certification logo. Over the next few months, we will continue the process of transitioning into our new professional identity. We invite members of the Child Life Council to continue to follow our progress.

New Member Benefit

There's a new benefit of CLC membership! All members of the Child Life Council will now receive valuable hotel and car rental discounts from some of the biggest names in the industry. If you are a CLC member, make sure to use your discount number the next time you make travel plans and save up to 50% on hotel rooms and up to 25% on rental cars. Read more about this new benefit here.

The Global Influence of Child Life Continues to Grow

CCLS Hang Yin Candy Lo realized there was no video available in Cantonese Chinese talking about child life, so she created a brief and educational video clip to explain the field of child life to Cantonese speakers. Watch the subtitled video below:


Our Purpose

Supporting child life professionals as they empower children and families to master challenging events related to health care.

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We open and walk through more doors than we can count each and every day, doors that are in hospitals, universities, and community-based organizations... Read More
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