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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.

The Clinical Practice Institute (CPI)

CPI is an initiative of the Society for Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology (SCCAP) to enhance opportunities for its membership to engage in hands-on, practical learning about innovations in evidence-based practice for children and families.

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Culturally Responsive TF-CBT via Telehea...

Presented by Juventino Hernandez Rodriguez, PhD; and Bianca T. Villalobos, PhD University of Texas, Rio Grande Valley. Join us for a webinar on May 20, 2022 at 12:00 PM EDT. Culturally responsive treatment can help reduce disparities by increasing acceptability and meaningfulness of treatment for youth and families of color. In addition, telehealth has emerged […]

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Distinguished Career Awards – Mich...

The Board of Directors of the Society for Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology (SCCAP) is proud to announce that Michael Roberts, PhD, ABPP and Enrique Neblett, Jr., PhD have been selected as the recipients of the 2022 Distinguished Career Awards.  It would be hard to make a greater contribution to our specialty field than what Michael Roberts has accomplished. He […]

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R. Bob Smith PhD Excellence in Award ...

In recognition of his contributions to the profession of psychology, and dedication to advancing the mental health of children, adolescents, and families, the Board of Directors of the Society for Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology (SCCAP), Division 53 of the American Psychological Association (APA) has selected Eric A Youngstrom, PhD as the recipient of the […]

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Abidin Early Career Award and Grant R...

Dear SCCAP members, Please join me in congratulating Joseph McGuire, recipient of the 2022 Richard “Dick” Abidin Early Career Award and Grant! Dr. McGuire is an Associate Professor in the Division of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. His work focuses on the assessment and treatment of OCD and Tourette […]

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Practice Award – Alyssa Thompson

The SCCAP Board of Directors is proud to announce that Alysha D. Thompson, PhD has been selected as the recipient of the 2022 SCCAP Award for Promoting Evidence-Based Mental Health Services for Children and Adolescents (SCCAP Practice Award)!   Dr. Thompson has made a significant local, state, and nationwide impact regarding evidence-based acute and intensive services for youth. Her […]

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SCCAP Routh Dissertation Grant Recipient...

The SCCAP Board of Directors is honored to be able to offer many different types of awards for SCCAP student members. The Routh Dissertation Grant provides support for student research that shows promise to add significantly to the literature in the area of clinical child and adolescent psychology.  On behalf of the SCCAP Board, I […]

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Supporting Effective Treatment with Evid...

Presenter: Sarah Kate Bearman, PhD, University of Texas Austin Moderated by Jill Ehrenreich-May, PhD, University of Miami Webinar Description: This webinar will present a summary of the evidence base for clinical supervision, including its typical practice in usual care settings. Supervision provides normative, formative, and restorative functions within the practice of therapy for youth, each […]

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Research and Community Approaches To Ada...

Presented by Anna Lau, PhD, UCLA                                              Arturo Corrales, Psy.D., Moderator Webinar Description: As evidence-based practices (EBPs) are increasingly moved from clinical research to community settings, data suggest diminished effects. This ‘voltage drop’ may be […]

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2022 Recipients of the SCCAP Diversity P...

On behalf of the Board of Directors for the Society of Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology (SCCAP), we want to announce the 2022 recipients of the SCCAP Diversity Professional Development Award!  This award is intended to support professional development opportunities of graduate students and early career professionals from diverse backgrounds (broadly defined). Congratulations to this […]

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Inoculating Children from the American E...

Webinar Description: Presenter: Riana E. Anderson, PhD, LCP, University of Michigan Moderator: Lynda L. Gibson, PhD, University of Chicago For Black youth and their families, the racial terror that snatched the life of George Floyd in May, 2020 isnothing new, as stories of adults and children just like them – including Tamir Rice, Trayvon Martin, […]

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Professional Development Bootcamp: Advoc...

Webinar Description: In this time of change, students are interested in maximizing professional development and networking opportunities, particularly considering the limitations associated with today’s virtual world. The Society for Child and Family Policy and Practice (Division 37), the Society of Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology (Division 53), and the Society of Pediatric Psychology (Division 54) […]

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