Month: July 2019

Gilroy, CA Children’s Disaster Services Critical Response

Two members of Child Life Disaster Relief will be deploying today with our partner, Children’s Disaster Services (CDS), for a CDS Critical Response assignment to Gilroy, California. While there, Kristen Cady and Cindy Shapiro will be working together with their CDS teammates in a Family Assistance Center to provide support to the children affected by …

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CLDR Member Spotlight: Susan “Boon” Murray

Do you currently work in Child Life? If so, tell us about your current position. If not, tell us about your Child Life history. I became a Child Life Specialist in 2005 respecting the Association of Child Life Professional’s preference that instructors of child life coursework be certified. I had written a faculty development grant …

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Deployment Availability Needed

Our partner, Children’s Disaster Services (CDS), is working on deploying a team in the next 48 hours to Louisiana in response to Hurricane Barry making landfall.  CDS is looking for certified volunteers who can commit to a full 14-day deployment.  If you are able to deploy for that length of time, please contact Lisa Crouch …

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