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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.

New Thoughts About Assessment and Diagno...

New Thoughts About Assessment and Diagnosis of Autism Our Presenter is Cathy Lord, PhD, ABPP: UCLA Semel Institute for Neuroscience and Human Behavior Join us for a webinar on Nov 04, 2020 at 1:00 PM EST. This webinar and free member CE are brought to you by the R. Bob Smith, III, PhD Excellence in Assessment […]

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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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Preventing Childhood Sexual Abuse: Enlis...

Preventing Childhood Sexual Abuse: Enlisting Parents in Education Presenter: Maureen C. Kenny, PhD, Florida International University Moderator: Amy Damashek, Ph.D., Western Michigan University Child sexual abuse (CSA) is a form of child maltreatment that involves children in sexual activity for the sexual gratification or financial benefit to the perpetrator. Whether perpetrated by adults or teenagers, […]

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Announcing the 2020 Lienhard Award and S...

Announcing the 2020 Lienhard Award and Sarnat Prize Recipients Anthony S. Fauci Receives 2020 Gustav O. Lienhard Award for Advancement of Health Care The Lienhard Award honors outstanding achievement in improving personal health care services in the United States. The award was established in 1986 by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation in honor of Gustav O. […]

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2020 Annual Membership Meeting Recording...

Normally, the Annual SCCAP Membership meeting is held in person at the APA Convention. For 2020 we held a virtual meeting instead. During the Annual Membership Meeting we updated members on the activities of the board members and committees, acknowledged award recipients, and received member feedback on future plans for the society. View Recording

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Career Spotlight: Kurt Michael, Ph.D.

Kurt Michael, Ph.D.   1.      What is your current occupation? Stanley R. Aeschleman Distinguished Professor of Psychology 2.      What do you do? / Describe your role Teaching, research, grants, practice, service 3.      How did you learn about your job? Contacted the department while on internship 4.      How have you navigated your career? As in, […]

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Technology Use and Children: A Focus on ...

This webinar will review emerging evidence of the mechanisms linking screen time with youth well-being, and for whom screen media activity has a detrimental impact on youth development.

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Cannabis Use in Adolescents – 9/29...

Cannabis Use in Adolescents   Presented by Mary Fristad,PhD, ABPP Director of Research Development and Academic Affairs in Behavioral Health at Nationwide Children’s Hospital and an Emerita Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Health, Psychology, and Nutrition at the Ohio State University Moderator, Jill Ehrenreich-May, PhD, University of Miami This seminar will provide information on current […]

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Call for Funding Applications – SC...

Call for Funding Applications – SCCAP Child Mental Health in Action Program

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Amanda Jenson-Doss elected as the Chair-...

Amanda Jenson-Doss elected as the Chair-elect to the Coalition for the Advancement and Application of Psychological Science (CAAPS)

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Ask Us Anything SCCAP Mentoring Panel &...

Webinar Description: The SCCAP Student Development Committee invites undergraduate students, graduate students, and post docs to participate in a virtual adaptation of our annual speed mentoring event! Six members of the SCCAP Board will discuss a range of topics including getting into graduate school, building a program of research, learning and practicing evidence-based treatment, navigating […]

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SCCAP Program for the Virtual Annual APA...

Dear SCCAP members, The SCCAP Program for the Annual APA Convention is here! A few months ago, we were hoping to see you in Washington DC for the annual convention. However, a lot has changed between then and now. We are living through a global pandemic and many of us likely live in states that […]

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