• ACLP has accessible PDF versions of the following publications: Guidelines for the Development of Child Life Programs; Volunteers in Child Health; Psychosocial Care of Children in Hospitals; Activity Recipe Book; and Making Ethical Decisions in Child Life Practice – Second Edition
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By R. Thompson and G. Stanford (1981).

A classic reference for child life professionals, Child Life in Hospitals skillfully interweaves a sensitive treatment of the needs of hospitalized children with a practical discussion of the realities of administering a child life program. Using carefully-selected case studies, pertinent bibliographical resources, and personal experience, the authors provide readers with an abundance of practical aids, as well as a deeper understanding of the need for child life programs, and the mechanics of establishing them. 271 pages. Softcover. ISBN: 0-398-04456-2. Recommended reference in studying for the Child Life Professional Certification Examination.
Price: $60.00