Monroe, LA: 3 CLDR members on their way!

We are excited to have 3 members of Child Life Disaster Relief (2 CCLS’s and 1 CL student) on their way with Children’s Disaster Services to assist flood victims in Monroe, LA.  We thank everyone who considered going by responding to the request and we look forward to hearing more about their deployment!  Stay tuned for […]

Deployment Alert: Louisiana Flooding

Photo/Gerald Herbert ( Children’s Disaster Services is being asked to serve in a shelter in Monroe, Louisiana in response to the flooding. We are seeking CDS certified volunteers who are interested and able to respond.   Hoping to get the first team out as early as Wednesday morning. If you are able, please e-mail with […]

Helping Your Child Cope with Media Coverage of Disasters

The University of Missouri: Disaster and Community Crisis Center put together a video for parents (and teachers) that can help educate us all on how to deal with media coverage of disaster events.  Check it out! For more information about the University of Missouri: Disaster and Community Crisis Center and for more resources, visit:

New Training Opportunities!

We are working on our training schedule and are excited to announce these two: September 10th in Tampa with the Florida Association of Child Life Professionals December 2-3rd in Seattle with the Pacific Northwest Child Life Association More details and other training dates/locations to come!