To provide child life professionals, students, and educators as well as interdisciplinary colleagues with opportunities for professional development, collaboration, and networking within the Great Lakes region.
To contribute to the advancement of the child life profession through education and advocacy, actively promoting the psychosocial care of children, teens, and families facing challenging life experiences.
*Child Life Council’s Standards of Clinical Practice
*Collaboration – connecting child life professionals, students, educators, and interdisciplinary colleagues from across our region
Although we are based in the Great Lakes States (Michigan, Ohio, Indiana and Ontario) we welcome members from other regions of the country. We currently have more than 200 members in the GLACLP. Meetings are held quarterly.
For questions or more information about the Great Lakes Association of Child Life Professionals, please contact us at:
To view our bylaws and policies you much be a GLACLP member.
Once you are a member, the password will be sent to you via email.