2023 Conference Schedule

FACLP 31st Annual Conference “Child Life Runs on Play” September 22-24, 2023
Friday September 22
6:30pm-9:00pm Social Event- FTL Water Taxi
Saturday September 23
7:00am-9:00am Registration and Exhibit Hall Open
7:30am-8:30am Breakfast Buffet
8:30am-9:00am Welcome
9:00am-10:00am Opening Keynote Speaker (1 PDU)
10:10am-11:10am Concurrent Sessions #1 (1 PDU)
  Reconnecting with the Joy of Child Life – Domain 1
Kellye Carroll MS, CCLS
Child Life and Music Therapy: A Harmonious Team – Domain 3
Stephanie Epstein, MM, MT-BC, NICU-MT & Kelly Propst, CCLS
11:25am-12:25pm Concurrent Sessions #2 (1 PDU)
  There is no I in Team, but There is Me: Embracing New Team Dynamics for Collective Success- Domain 1
Paige Cos, CCLS, Tangi Brownlee, CCLS, Rachel Coombs, CCLS
The Premature Parent – Domain 2
Claire Jennings, CCLS & Maggie Teichmann, CCLS
12:30pm-1:30pm Lunch Buffet and Poster Sessions
1:45pm-2:45pm Concurrent Sessions #3 (1 PDU)
  The Water We’re All Swimming In: Understanding and Healing the Impacts of Trauma and Chronic Stress on Ourselves and the Children We Serve Domain 3
Dr. Dan Jurman, DMIN
Play with Intentionality – Domain 3
Lauren Hill, CLS; Kellye Carroll MS, CCLS; Stephanie Smith, CCLS
3:00pm-4:00pm Concurrent Sessions #4 (1 PDU) Sponsored by Coping Creative and College of Charleston
  Playing through Peril: stories from the field of Hurricane Ian Domain 1/ Task 1
Sarah Buwalda, BS, CCLS & Taylor Hinton, CCLS
“I Want to Go to Camp, Too!!” – Developing an in-hospital – Domain 3
Kerri Baker, MS, CCLS
4:15pm-5:15pm Concurrent Sessions #5 (1 PDU)
  Little Kids, BIG Emotions: Hands-on, Developmentally Appropriate Coping Strategies and Tools Domain 3
Rochelle Lentini, M.Ed., CEO/President of Purple Playas Foundation & Emeritus Faculty with Pyramid Model Consortium
Music Therapy in the NICU and a Look Into Bereavement Services – Domain 1/Task 1
Juliette Elizabeth Candela, MA, MT-BC, NICU-MT
6:00pm-8:00pm Social in JDCH 8th Floor Child Life Zone
Sunday September 23
8:00am-9:00am Registration and Exhibit Hall Open / Continental Breakfast
8:30am-9:00am FACLP town Hall
9:00am-10:00am Closing Keynote Speaker (1 PDU)
10:15am-12:30pm Student Intensive with Jessica Lewin
10:15am-11:15am Concurrent Sessions #6 (1 PDU)
  Home Runs and Strikes: The Everyday of a Bilingual Child Life Specialist – Domain 1
Barbara Nunez, MS, CCLS
Unleashing your Creativity:  Developing Innovative interventions for Pediatric patients – Domain 3
Daniella N. Gonzalez, BS, CCLS
11:30am-12:30pm Concurrent Sessions #7 (1 PDU)
  On the Path: Reflections on Professional Identity through Art Therapy – Domain 1
Lourdes Figueroa – Art Therapy
Music and Mindfulness/Chair Yoga and Meditation – Domain 3
Brooke Lisowski, Yoga Instructor & Alison Puetz, MT-BC