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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.

“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 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   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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2019 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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A Conversation About Social Justice: A C...

A Conversation About Social Justice: A Child Psychologist’s Role in Policy and Advocacy How can clinical child and pediatric psychologists influence equitable policies, and how can students get involved? We invite undergraduate students, graduate students, and postdocs to participate in a virtual policy panel hosted by the student representatives of Division 37, 53, and 54. […]

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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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