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Candidates are sought for positions on the SCCAP Board of Directors

Candidates are sought for positions on the SCCAP Board of Directors.

SCCAP is seeking nominations for three 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, 2021.  
  • Each term runs for three years (2021-2023). In addition to the responsibilities listed below each board member is expected to participate in monthly conference calls and attend two Board of Directors meetings per year.
  • All candidates must be a member of the Society of Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology (Division 53).  The 2019 SCCAP bylaw changes allow for non-APA members to run in elections for MAL positions.
  • Self-nominations are accepted. 
  • E-mail  your vita, headshot, and personal statement of approximately 250 words about your interests in the position and SCCAP to SCCAPDiv53@gmail.com.
  • Deadline for nomination submissions are due by January 10, 2020 11:59pm ET

 Personal statements and headshots of the official slate will be posted to the SCCAP53.org elections page.

 SCCAP encourages and welcomes applicants with diverse backgrounds with respect to age, color, creed, disability, gender, geography, nationality, race, religion, and sexual orientation.

  1. President-Elect (2021- 2023):

The President-Elect has a term of three (3) years sequentially serving as President-Elect(2021), President(2022) and Past President(2023). The President-Elect shall be a member of the Board of Directors, shall appoint a Program Co-Chair and Student Representative, and performs duties traditionally assigned to a Vice-President to assist with steering the society. During the president -elect year a presidential initiative may be selected.  The President-Elect must be a member of both SCCAP and APA.

  1. Member-at-Large, Diversity ( term 2021-2023):

The Member-at-Large for Diversity chairs the Diversity Committee and shall appoint all Committee members. The Committee shall review and recommend policy and inclusive language within all aspects of the working of the board as it relates to education and credentialing patterns in clinical child and adolescent psychology, on continuing education, on the accreditation of training programs, and on standards for the provision of clinical psychological services to children, youth, and families. The MAL or their appointed designee will Chair and execute the Leadership Education to Advance Diversity Conference.  The committee will administer a webinar(s) as part of the Professional Development webinar series.  The Committee will also identify existing continuing education and postdoctoral training opportunities of interest to diverse populations of the SCCAP membership and share these on the listserv. The chair will oversee the Diversity Award Program.  The chair will maintain the information relevant to diversity on the SCCAP websites.

  1. Member-at-large, Education and Standards (term 2021-2023)

The Member-at-Large for Education and Standards chairs the Education and Standards  Committee and shall appoint all Committee members. The Committee shall review and recommend policy on the education and credentialing patterns in clinical child and adolescent psychology, on continuing education, on the accreditation of training programs, and on standards for the provision of clinical psychological services to children, youth, and families. The MAL will serve as the SCCAP member to the Council of Specialties.  The committee will administer the Professional Development webinar series.  The Committee will also identify existing continuing education and postdoctoral training opportunities of interest to SCCAP’s membership. As feasible, the Committee will help arrange for the delivery of postdoctoral and continuing education activities at professional meetings and conferences.  The chair will oversee the Abidin Early Career Award or any other award assigned by the board.  The chair will maintain the information relevant to Education and Standards on the SCCAP websites.