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.
SCCAP is seeking nominations for four board positions. Candidates must have a strong commitment to the SCCAP mission and have the available time to successfully accomplish the tasks defined for the specific position. All positions assume responsibility on January 1, ... Read More
The Richard “Dick” Abidin Early Career Award and Grant is intended to recognize an early career psychologist who has established a program of empirical research that has had a major impact on the field’s understanding of psychopathology, prevention, assessment, treatment, ... Read More
Dear Colleagues, A group of students has been working with the Society for Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology listserv to build a list of tips and suggestions for getting ready for the storm, staying safe during it, and regrouping after ... Read More
Many studies focus on the suicidality of adolescents in a general outpatient setting, while this study targets a subset of young people who present to the hospital for a psychiatric emergency. Not only does this article examine risk factors associated ... Read More
Certain functions on sccap53.org will be frozen while we upgrade the site's servers. The anticipated dates are between August 22nd and mid-September. Members will not be able to access the Forums, post new jobs in the Career Center, or renew ... Read More
SCCAP IS PROUD TO CO-SPONSOR THE MICAMH CONFERENCE The Miami International Child and Adolescent Mental Health (MICAMH) Conference (formerly known as the Niagara-in-Miami Conference) is a leading interdisciplinary conference presenting state-of-the-art, evidence-based prevention and treatments for mental health and educational problems in children ... Read More
his webinar will provide a basis application of the APA Ethical Principles and Code of Conduct to specific ethical dilemmas in research and practice involving diverse populations. The information will be useful in better understanding how to engage in multicultural ... Read More
The above link is part of an initiative to report Continuing Education programs that fail to fully meet APA’s Standards and Criteria for Approval of Sponsors of Continuing Education for Psychologists, despite the sponsors of these CE programs having APA ... Read More
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