Photograph provided courtesy of St. Jude Children's Research Hospital
The CLC office will be closed beginning on Wednesday, December 24 at 12:00 p.m. Eastern and will resume normal operations on Monday, January 5. We wish each of you a safe any happy holiday season, and look forward to serving you in the New Year!
The Pips of Child Life: Early Play Programs in Hospitals
This latest offering in the CLC Bookstore offers a glimpse into the early play activities and programs in hospitals, and the women who led the way. Visit Bookstore
Registration is now open for three new offerings in the CLC’s Leadership Development Institute webinar series: Leadership Styles and Adaptive Leadership, Conflict Management, and Basics of Evidence-Based Research. Visit CLC Webinars
The Professional Resources Committee has added a new PowerPoint presentation to a growing list of customizable templates available in the Resource Library – Child Life Tool Kit to help members educate families and multidisciplinary team members. The All About Radiation Oncology presentation is designed to help prepare school-aged children and adolescents for their experience in the Radiation Oncology department. To download, visit Resource Library - Child Life Tool Kit
The Manager of Professional Resources and Services facilitates the work of several key committees and task forces and takes the lead in ensuring CLC is a key provider of information and resources to child life professionals. The managerl interacts with key leaders in the profession as CLC moves to implement the 2012-2014 strategic plan as well as future strategic planning projects. The position requires the CCLS credential and is a non-clinical position based in the Rockville, Maryland CLC offices. Full position description
The Psychosocial Risk Assessment in Pediatrics (PRAP), a validated screening tool designed to assess pediatric patients' risk for experiencing elevated distress during health care encounters, is now available for purchase. To learn more about the PRAP, including an introductory webinar, video demonstrations, pricing and testimonials, please visit the CLC Bookstore.
The Child Life Council Executive Director works in partnership with the Board of Directors and the CLC staff to provide leadership, vision, and direction for the organization and to develop organizational strategy. The executive director implements policy approved by the board, manages the organization’s programs and operations, and represents the organization to external audiences. Full position description