Child Life Conference Reminder

Don’t forget to register for the annual MWCLA conference. There are only 20 spots left. We hope to see you there.

Meet and Mingle is postponed

This event is being postponed until August. Sorry for any inconvenience. Stay tuned for new date!

Meet and Mingle Reminder

Please join us for our Summer Meet and Mingle in Denver! It is set for Wednesday, June 25th, starting at 4:30pm. We will begin with a tour at Rocky Mountain Hospital for Children, followed by Happy Hour at The Whittier Pub. If you can not make the tour, please join us at The Whittier. Tables will be reserved in the back room.

Questions, please contact Megan Fisher at

It’s conference time!

Registration is open for the MWCLA 2nd Annual Conference on Saturday, Sept 20th
Please see the attached brochure, and the conference website
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The conference is limited to 100 people, so get your registration in soon.

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Summer Meet and Mingle!

Please join us for our Summer Meet and Mingle in Denver! We are planning for Wednesday, June 25 at 4:30pm. Please join us for a tour of Rocky Mountain Hospital for Children followed by happy hour at The Whittier Pub (

This is a great opportunity to meet other child life specialists and learn about another program in the region. Questions, please contact Megan Fisher at We look forward to seeing you on the 25th!

MWCLA Meeting Reminder

MWCLA Spring Meeting
Tuesday, March 25
Children’s Hospital Colorado, 2nd Floor Conference Center, Mt. Snowmass
Child Life and Creative Arts Therapy – 1 PDH
Tisha L. Adams, EdD, LPC, MA, ATR-BC
Tony Edelblute, LPC, MT-BC

Tisha Adams has recently earned a Doctorate degree in Counseling, Education, and Supervision (2014) and a Master’s Degree in Art Therapy from Vermont College of Norwich University (1991). She is a Licensed Professional Counselor and is a Registered and Board Certified Art Therapist. Tisha has over 20 years’ experience in the mental health field; particularly with children and adolescents with cancer, kidney and liver dysfunctions, and with various acute and/or chronic medical illnesses or diseases. Tisha supervises Graduate Art Therapy students and Therapists working toward Registration and Licensure. She is currently a part time professor for the Art Institute of Colorado General Education Department teaching Psychology to students who are obtaining BA’s in creative careers.

Tony Edelblute, a saxophonist, songwriter & poet in his private life, has worked as a music therapist at Children’s Hospital Colorado (CHC) in Denver since 2003. As a member of the Ponzio Creative Arts Therapies Program, he has worked with children with psychiatric and medical diagnoses in units throughout the hospital, with a focus on improvisation, songwriting and multi-family work. Prior to CHC, Tony provided palliative music therapy for patients & families through HospiceCare of Boulder & Broomfield Counties. As a professional musician, Tony has toured the US, Canada and Europe with various jazz, blues and rock bands. As a poet, he has written several spoken-word pieces for hospital-related events, and he competes in slam poetry competitions.

2nd Annual MWCLA Conference

Save the Date!

Save the Date Card Child Life Sep 20 2014 As of Mar 11 2014