CLDR Video Contest

Calling all CCLSs and students for our video contest! We are looking for our next CLDR ✨ star to create a video to help children/teens navigate some of the psychosocial challenges related to disaster. The winner will be featured as part of CLDRs current disaster relief initiatives, receive a gift card and some awesome CLDR …

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COPING THROUGH CONNECTION: GROUP SESSIONS

Background:  Child Life Disaster Relief focuses on ensuring that all children have tools and resources useful in positive coping and resilience during and after disasters. The organization relies on Certified Child Life Specialists (CCLS) to carry out this mission.  CCLSs are trained professionals who focus on providing developmentally appropriate explanations, support, and opportunities for children and teens to process …

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Free Webinar on the Five Essential Needs of Children During Disasters

Join us for a free webinar on Friday, April 17 at 2 pm CST on the Five Essential Needs of Children During Disasters, led by Dr. Lindsey Murphy and Cara Smith. (1 PDU) Register: https://zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_51zA2jWvRaS1AthNeD_W5Q Register for this Webinar After registering, you will be sent a confirmation email with instructions on logging in to the …

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Volunteer at Camp Noah this Summer

Wondering what it’s like to volunteer with our partner Camp Noah? Read on to learn from Claire Humphreys, a Child Life Disaster Relief member and child life student who volunteered with Camp Noah last summer. We expect to have specific dates/locations for Camp Noah summer 2020 soon, in the meantime, we are recruiting volunteers in …

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Child Life Disaster Relief is headed to Puerto Rico

On January 7, Puerto Rico was struck by its strongest earthquake since 1918 and has since experienced over 1,000 aftershocks. It has been just over two years since Hurricane Maria devastated the island and Puerto Ricans are struggling with the effects of another natural disaster. It’s yet another crisis that reminds us of the growing …

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UPDATE and REQUEST FOR CCLS RESPONDERS for POTENTIAL DEPLOYMENT – PUERTO RICO

We are continuing to pursue a potential deployment opportunity in Puerto Rico for CCLSs to work directly with children affected by the recent earthquake. Please indicate your interest and potential availability HERE. There is possibility of sending individuals who do not speak Spanish since most of the people are bilingual in the environments we are …

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