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Check here for the latest Society news and alerts, as well as, for updates related to the development and advancement of clinical child and adolescent psychology. Check this section often for new material that has been added to the Society’s website.

SCCAP Annual Business Meeting

Agenda: Sept 10, 2021 4 PM Eastern Welcome and president’s remarks Review of SCCAP 2021 Awards Treasurer’s Report Journal Reports EPCAMH JCCAP Council of Representatives Report MAL Reports Diversity Membership Education & Standards Science & Practice Wrap up and Q&A PowerPoint Slides Recording

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Assessing the Limited Prosocial Emotiona...

Webinar Description: The webinar will use the assessment of limited prosocial emotions as a case example of evidence-based principles for clinical assessments.  Research on the basic characteristics of callous-unemotional traits and research showing their clinical importance, which led to their inclusion as a specifier in the DSM-5 for the diagnosis of Conduct Disorder, will be […]

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Routh Dissertation Grant

The Routh Dissertation Grant provides support for student research that shows promise to add significantly to the research literature in the area of clinical child and adolescent psychology. Up to four $2,500 grants will be awarded annually.

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Distinguished Career Award

Although there are no simple defining criteria for this award, major research, or theoretical contributions to the field or other contributions in terms of public policy or scientific practice may be considered.  The awardee must be prominent or eminent in the area of clinical child and adolescent psychology.  We especially encourage our members to nominate […]

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2021 SCCAP Award and Grant Recipients

CONGRATULATIONS TO ALL THE 2021 SCCAP GRANT AND AWARD WINNERS! Award or Grant Recipient Institution Abidin Early Career Award Jessica Schleider, PhD               Stony Brook University Distinguished Career Award Nancy Gonzales, PhD Arizona State Univ. Promoting Evidence-Based Mental Health Services for Children and Adolescents Award Renea Beaumont, PhD Cornell University R. Bob Smith III Excellence in […]

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Nominations for the SCCAP Associate News...

SCCAP is seeking nominations for the associate editor of our InBalance newsletter.  The associate newsletter editor will work closely with the incoming editor, Anthony Puliafico, to generate, obtain and edit newsletter content. Content is mainly generated by the SCCAP Board, Special Interest Groups, and committees.   Listserv Announcement and Position description from the Operations Manual are below. The associate editor is […]

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Applying to Clinical Internships: Inside...

Webinar Description: Panelists: Rhonda Sena, Ph.D., Director, Psychology Internship Training Program, UCLA Semel Institute Amy West, Ph.D., Associate Director for Psychology Training Children’s Hospital Los Angeles (CHLA), Associate Professor of Clinical Pediatrics USC Keck School of Medicine. Tina R. Goldstein, Ph.D., Co-director of Predoctoral Clinical Psychology Internship Training, Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center. Sharon […]

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“Ordinary People” to “13 Reaso...

“Ordinary People” to “13 Reasons Why”: Intervening to Reduce Youth Suicide and Self-Harm Risk Tuesday, June 29, 2021 at 1:00 PM EDT, 10:00AM PT Presented by Joan Asarnow, Ph.D., UCLA, 2020 SCCAP Distinguished Career Award Recipient Moderator: Jennifer Hughes, Ph.D., MPH,  UT Southwestern 2020 SCCAP Distinguished Career Award recipient, Joan Asarnow, PhD, will highlight key […]

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Career Spotlight: Ronald T. Brown, Ph.D,...

Ronald T. Brown, Ph.D, ABPP rtbrown@unlv.edu What is your current occupation? Dean and Professor, School of Integrated Health Sciences, University of Nevada, Las Vegas What do you do? / Describe your role I am the Chief Academic Officer of a large School of Academic Health Sciences at a large urban research university in the heart […]

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Working with the Media: Strategies from ...

Working with the Media: Strategies from a Child Psychologist’s Perspective Fri, Apr 9, 2021 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM EDT Our speaker is Erlanger “Earl” Turner, PhD, Assistant Professor of Psychology in the Graduate School of Education and Psychology at Pepperdine University, Founder of the SCCAP Leadership Education to Advance Diversity (LEAD) Institute, and Past-President of […]

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Career Spotlight: George M. Kapalka, PhD...

George M. Kapalka, PhD, MS, ABPP gkapalka@georgekapalka.com   What is your current occupation?   Clinical and Prescribing Psychologist at the Children’s Treatment Center in Albuquerque   What do you do? / Describe your role I perform psychological assessment and brief psychotherapy, including prescription and management of medications, to children and adolescents in an agency which […]

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2020 SCCAP Award and Grant Recipients

CONGRATULATIONS TO ALL THE 2020 SCCAP GRANT AND AWARD WINNERS! Award or Grant Recipient Institution Abidin Early Career Award and Grant Dylan G. Gee PhD Yale University Distinguished Career Award Joan R. Asarnow, PhD UCLA Promoting Evidence-Based Mental Health Services for Children and Adolescents Award Lyn Greenberg, Phd Private practice R. Bob Smith III Excellence […]

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