Division 53  | Membership Categories

Membership Categories

Membership Categories

APA Division 53, The Society for Clinical Child & Adolescent Psychology (SCCAP) offers six types of membership — each includes access to all of the excellent benefits of membership!

1. APA Member (for those who are full APA members)
2. APA Associate Member (for those who are Associate Members of APA)
3. Non-APA Member or allied professional at or below the doctoral level
4. Foreign Affiliate Member
5. APA Student Member (for those who are current students and are APA Student Affiliates)
6. Non-APA Student Members (for those who are current students and are not AP Student Affiliates)

APA membership is not required to become a member of Division 53.

Students Join Free!

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.


Membership Benefits

Membership in Division 53 confers many benefits, including:

  • Journal of Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology, Evidence-based Practice in Child and Adolescent Mental Health, and InBalance eNewsletter subscriptions.
  • A website and listserv keeping you up to date on career and award opportunities in child clinical mental health.
  • Student information and resources, including internship and postdoc opportunities in child clinical mental health.
  • A forum for clinicians, researchers, educators and students.
  • Opportunity to participate in ongoing debate and collectively influence important issues facing our field.

Click here to learn more about all the Benefits of Membership