Division 53 | Graduate Student Resources

Graduate Student Resources

Students, Join Div 53 for free!

The Society of Clinical Child & Adolescent Psychology (SCCAP) is pleased to announce an opportunity for students to become members of the division free of cost! The first year of membership is 100% free for all students. Membership remains 100% free in subsequent years for all student members of APA/APAGS.

SSCAP is a division of the American Psychological Association that serves to encourage the development and advancement of clinical child and adolescent psychology through integration of its scientific and professional aspects.

Benefits of membership include:
  • Access to the division’s list serv, which posts discussions related to clinical child psychology as well as job opportunities for recently graduated students interested in child psychology
  • Access to the division’s student list serv, which posts discussions related to clinical child psychology specific to students
  • Access to the division’s newsletter, InBalance, which features up to date information about Division 53 members and recent news in the field of clinical child psychology
  • Access to the division’s scholarly journal, the Journal of Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology, which publishes recent, empirical studies related to clinical child psychology
  • Access to announcements related to grant funding to support student research and conference travel
  • Eligibility to apply for the Student Achievement Award, which recognizes outstanding undergraduate and graduate students for their work with a $250 award and featured article in the division’s newsletter
  • Eligibility to participate in the division’s Mentorship Program which matches each undergraduate student to a graduate student mentor for advice related to considering clinical child psychology careers and/or applying to child clinical psychology positions and graduate school programs
Click here to access the flyer for more information about Student Membership!

Click here to learn more about the Benefits of Membership.

Online Education

The Society of Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology and Florida International University's Center for Children and Families are proud to offer online education in evidence based approaches in child and adolescent mental health.

You will find informational videos that feature reviews and workshops for evidence-based interventions presented by the experts in the field. The available videos and resources are applicable to a wide variety of students and professionals who work with youth.  In addition, professionals can earn continuing education credit for watching our videos.

Click here to see Free Keynote Addresses and Training Workshops on evidence based approaches in child & adolescent mental health.

If you are an educator or director of a clinical training program and are interested in learning more about how to make this series available to your students, please email our Web Editor.


More SCCAP Student Resources

Student Award Opportunities

Visit our Student Award Opportunities page to see a current listing of award opportunities for students in clinical child psychology.

Looking for funding for your dissertation? Visit the APA Dissertation Award Page.

Ethics and Practice Parameters

Click here to find helpful references about Ethics and Practice Parameters for Children and Adolescents.

Listing of Internships and Postdocs in Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology

Interested in an internship or postdoc in Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology? See our Internships and Postdocs page.

Applying to internships? See the APAGS Website

Summer Program in Quantitative Methods of Social Research

ICPSR Summer Program offers scholarship for Graduate Students in Developmental, Child, and Family Psychology

InBalance Student View

Our quarterly Newsletter includes a page dedicated to student issues. Read our InBalance Newsletter to get the Student View.

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