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CACLL Membership Directory

The Canadian Association of Child Life Leaders (CACLL) Members

Name Title Facility Email
AKITT, Tracy
President, CACLL
Clinical Leader of Child Life McMaster Children’s Hospital, Hamilton, ON
President-Elect, CACLL
Program Coordinator, Child Life Alberta Children’s Hospital, Calgary, Alberta
BASSIN, Jennifer Professional Practice Lead Child Life/Creative Arts Therapy Hospital for Sick Children (SickKids)
Toronto, ON
BOURGEOIS, Sheila Certified Child Life Specialist Hospice Peterborough
BREAU, Laura Child Life Specialist Imagine Child Life Services
BURTON-LIANG, Jen Child Life Specialist Windsor Regional Hospital, Windsor, ON
CHRISTOFIDES, Alexandra Certified Child Life Specialist Humber River Hospital, Ontario
COOPER, Georgina Child Life Specialist Children and Youth Advocacy Center, AB
DAHL, Judy

CCLS, Child Life Program

Stollery Children’s Hospital
Edmonton, AB

Director of Family Psychosocial Care Services and Certified Child Life Specialist

The Root Of It Centre for Well-Being
DOUCETTE, Crystal Director of Child Life Horizon Health Network, Fredericton, NB
DRUDI, Sabrina Professional Coordinator Montreal Children’s Hospital, Montreal, QC
FRANKEL, Alexandra
Treasurer, CACLL
Certified Child Life Specialist, Regional Neonatal and Pediatrics Program Centenary Hospital
Scarborough Health Network
FRIESEN, Alexandria Certified Child Life Specialist Trillium Health Partners - Credit Valley Hospital
GALLANT, Alyssa Certified Child Life Specialist Nanny Angel Network
GATTUSO, Kaitlen   CHU Sainte Justine
Montréal, QC


Certified Child Life Specialist

Shriners Hospital for Children - Canada
HASE-WILSON, Nicole Child Life Specialist Children’s Health Sciences Center Winnipeg
HUANG, Esther Child Life Specialist North York General Hospital
HUMPHREYS, Cathy Director and Chair of Admissions, Child Life and Pediatrics Psychosocial Care Program McMaster University, Hamilton, ON
JONES, Maureen Coordinator and Professional Practice Leader Child Life Development and Rehabilitation at the Children’s Hospital of Eastern Ontario (CHEO)

Child Life Leader

Surrey Memorial Hospital
Surrey, BC
LEWORTHY, Jocelyn Certified Child Life Specialist and Educator Gilda’s Club,
Simcoe Muskoka
LIVINGSTONE, Morgan Child Life Specialist

Certified Child Life Specialist – Maternal Newborn & Child
Certified Child Life Specialist Consulting Services, Toronto, ON

Michael Garron Hospital, Toronto East Health Network

MACNUTT, Beth CCLS, Coordinator, Child Life Department Saint John Regional Hospital
Horizon Health Network
Saint John, NB
MILLER, Jessica Upopolis National Program Manager Kids Health Links Foundation - UPOPOLIS
NAUGLER, Krista Professional Practice Leader Child Life Services, IWK Health
NEEFS, Jaime Certified Child Life Specialist, Maternal Child Program Halton Healthcare
Secretary, CACLL
Certified Child Life Specialist Children’s Hospital LHCS, London, ON
RUST, Dominique Certified Child Life Specialsit Jim Patterson Children’s Hospital
SLAVIK, Christine Associate Professor Child, Youth & Family Studies, U of Fraser Valley, Abbotsford, BC
SMALLWOOD, Brenda Professional Leader, Child Life Grand River Hospital – Kitchener-Waterloo Health Centre, Kitchener, ON
SYNNOTT, Emily Certified Child Life Specialist Trillium Mississauga Hospital
TURNER, Joan Associate Professor, Dept. of Child and Youth Study (BA & MA) Mount Saint Vincent University, Halifax, NS
WARREN-SALT, Tracy Certified Child Life Specialist Cape Breton Regional Hospital, Sydney, NS
WHEATON, Peggy Director, Child Life Services The Moncton Hospital, Moncton, NB
ZIPURSKY, Shira Certified Child Life Specialist

Compassionate Grief Centre