Welcome! The Society of Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology is Division 53 of the American Psychological Association. Our purpose is to encourage the development and advancement of clinical child and adolescent psychology through integration of its scientific and professional aspects.
Our mission is to serve children, adolescents and families with the best possible clinical care based on psychological science. SCCAP strives to integrate scientific and professional aspects of clinical child and adolescent psychology, in that it promotes scientific inquiry, training, and clinical practice related to serving children and their families.
This article describes the SCCAP’s efforts to increase dissemination of EBPs for youth via a web-based initiative (INDICES). The authors outline practical recommendations for youth-serving professionals to capitalize on the benefits of INDICES in their work with youth and families ... Read More
This special issue will examine the available research on potentially harmful therapies, broadly defined. Such treatments encompass interventions or therapist styles that are harmful to many who receive them across a variety of target problems, as well as harmful treatments ... Read More
If you missed the live webinar, you can now view a full recording on SCCAP53.org. Click here to view. Webinar Overview: The pre-doctoral clinical psychology internship can be one of the most exciting and rewarding experiences of a psychologist’s career ... Read More
Remarks given by Andres De Los Reyes, Ph.D. at the 2018 Journal of Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology (JCCAP) Future Directions Forum (FDF). http://jccapfuturedirectionsforum.weebly.com/ ... Read More
SCCAP’s mentorship program aims to consistently develop future leaders in the field of psychology who will strive to uphold the values of scientific excellence and a commitment to the well-being of children and adolescents across a variety of research and ... Read More
Society of Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology Professional Development Series Serving the community of psychologists, psychiatrists, social workers, teachers, pediatricians, public health and all those dedicated to improving the mental health of children, adolescents and families. Life-long learning made easy ... Read More
In this webinar, we bring together training directors from graduate programs and internship sites to provide strategies and tips for making the most of the summer leading up to internship applications ... Read More
The intent of this award is to allow graduate students and ECP's from diverse groups (e.g., ethnic and racial, sexual and gender diversity, individuals with a disability) the opportunity to attend a conference to gain professional skills and increase their ... Read More
The Forum showcases interdisciplinary work in child and adolescent mental health, provides professional development training to early career scientists, and raises public awareness of the “best and brightest” of these scientists-in-training ... Read More
Training and Education in Professional Psychology, the official journal of the Association of Psychology Postdoctoral and Internship Centers (APPIC), seeks brief manuscripts authored by psychology trainees about their experiences as supervisees during pre-practicum, practicum, internship, and/or post-doctoral supervision. We are ... Read More
This Award is designed to recognize a clinical child and adolescent practitioner who has made a significant and enduring impact to promoting awareness, accessibility, and/or implementation of evidence-based mental health services for children and adolescents ... Read More
While there are a lot of resources available to tell you about assessments and treatments that you should be using, it is much more difficult to identify assessments and treatments that you should not be using. This article contains lists ... Read More
The Student Advisory Board for the Society of Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology is pleased to invite applications for Student Travel Awards to attend the annual APA conference in San Francisco, CA. Three $500 travel awards are available to support ... Read More