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 Prerequisites for Child Life Practicum

We have an affilation established with Edgewood College and will only be accepting Edgewood students for the winter practicum. 

We are also in the process of establishing an affiliation with the University of Wisconsin - Stevens Point for the fall and spring semesters.

We are not currently accepting any other practicum applications at this time. 

‚ÄčComplete practicum prerequisites before submitting your application.

1. Resume

Include your education and experiences.

2. College transcripts: Junior status

Provide your transcripts and a list of current coursework; a student-issued copy is acceptable. You must be at least of junior standing and have completed Child Development and Child Life Theory coursework.

3. One letter of recommendation

Provide a professional letter from a mentor/supervisor of volunteer/work experience or from an educational advisor.

Association of Child Life Professionals (ACLP) does not require additional protocol for practicum. A Child Life Internship is still required in order to become eligible for certification.

In keeping with ACLP standards, we don't have further prerequisites at this time.

After meeting prerequisites, complete your application

After acceptance of practicum

Once your materials are submitted, we've completed interviews and you accept the opportunity, you will need to complete health work at least six weeks prior to your start date.