To develop a coordinated and global network to ensure that children in disasters and crises have the tools and support needed to promote positive coping and resilience.


To integrate child life professionals’ expertise through partnering with global organizations to empower and support children in disasters and crises.  Through utilization of play and therapeutic activities, child life specialists promote coping and resilience. Components of education, expertise, research, materials and interventions will ensure safe, respectful and effective support.