Upcoming DEI Webinars

  • Supporting LGBTQ+ Youth and Families: The Role of Child Life

    Includes Credits Includes a Live Web Event on 07/30/2021 at 1:00 PM (EDT)

    Exploration of the role of child life when working with LGBTQ+ youth and families. A comprehensive look at the intersection of LGBTQ+ identity, mental health, and overall healthcare experiences. Presenter will focus on developmental theory, language, cultural competency, and gender affirmative healthcare. Presenter will offer tools to anticipate and identify psychosocial stressors, developmental needs, and co-occurring mental health issues. Information on how child life can mitigate such stressors through awareness and advocacy, and help patients and families become more resilient. Finally, the webinar will discuss the importance of connection in terms of promoting health and wellness for LGBTQ+ youth and families. Suggested Domain: Ethics

  • Diversity and Inclusion: The Student Population (An EBP overview of Practice)

    Includes Credits Includes a Live Web Event on 04/15/2021 at 1:00 PM (EDT)

    This is a deeper look at current practices in student population development through the scope of evidence based practice. This presentation will be factual of a through literature review to support those practices that may be developmental in creation of a more diverse and inclusionary student population. Suggested Domain: Professional Responsibility

  • Connecting the Dots: Race and Pediatrics and the Role of Child Life

    Includes Credits Includes a Live Web Event on 06/30/2021 at 1:00 PM (EDT)

    In this webinar, participants will develop an understanding of how race impacts the patient experience of families of color and the role of child life in supporting and advocating for equitable healthcare and patient experience. Suggested Domain: Professional Responsibility

  • All of Me: The Impact of Intersectionality on Work as a Child Life Specialist

    Includes Credits Includes a Live Web Event on 10/15/2021 at 1:00 PM (EDT)

    Intersectionality is a term that was first used by professor Kimberlѐ Crenshaw in an article published in 1989. Intersectionality is used to describe how race, class, gender and other personal characteristics overlap within a person’s personality. These identities can create both advantages and disadvantages, or discrimination versus privilege. The history of the word intersectionality will be discussed, along with the evolution of the term. This webinar will include a panel of diverse child life specialists who will discuss the ways in which their individual aspects of intersectionality impact their work as child life specialists. Suggested Domain: Professional Responsibility

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    This exclusive member's only package provides live and on-demand access to all of our 2021 programming. Participants of this package will gain access to webinars across all exam domains, be able to attend both live and on-demand 2021 programming, and earn over 24 PDUs. Not able to attend the live event or subscribing mid-year? No problem. All participants will retain access to live and on-demand 2021 webinars for one year from the date of purchase. With this premium subscription, ACLP's newest webinars are always at your fingertips.

Past DEI Webinars