Winter Board Meeting in Boston

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The Division 12 Board came together for a very productive meeting in a very snowy Boston on Feb 7-8. Much was discussed, including a number of exciting initiatives for Division 12. Among the activities this weekend was the changing of the guard. Dr. David Tolin, now Past President, received recognition for his great accomplishments this past year,… Read more »

Dr. Edna Foa Receives the APA Award for Distinguished Scientific Contributions

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The APA Award for Distinguished Scientific Contributions is awarded to psychologists who have made distinguished theoretical or empirical contributions to basic research in psychology. Past awardees included Dr. Carl Rogers in 1956, Dr. Harry Harlow in 1960, Dr. Albert Bandura in 1980, Dr. Naom Chomsky in 1984, and Dr. Peter Lang in 1993, among many… Read more »

A Hearty Farewell to Lynn Peterson

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Lynn Peterson has been the “heartbeat” of the Society of Clinical Psychology, Division 12 of APA, for 20 years. She has contributed in immeasurable ways to the success of the Society including the management of the “central office”, the transfer of the publisher of Clinical Psychology: Science and Practice, help establishing the Division website and most of… Read more »

Clinical Psychology Graduate Student Summit

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The Graduate Student Summit on Oct. 4th at  Boston University School of Medicine was a success. Participants included Clinical Psychology graduate students in various stages of their training.  The program included clinical science lectures, expert panels on issues of professional development, and networking opportunities with leaders in the field. Prominent researchers, practitioners, and directors of clinical training… Read more »

Division 12’s New Webinar Series

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Division 12 is excited to launch a new webinar series that begins this month, July 30th, with speaker Dr. Terry Keane who will present “Recent Advances in the Assessment and Treatment of PTSD“. The Division 12 Continuing Education Committee, chaired by Dr. Deborah Drabick, has developed a webinar program that will alternate between continuing education topics and early… Read more »

Dr. Linda Carter Sobell Receives Jellinek Memorial Award

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Each year since 1968, the Jellinek Memorial Award has been given to the person considered to have made the greatest scientific contribution to problems relating to alcohol in the research area designated for that year.The awards are made in four annually rotating subject areas: (1) Biological and medical research; (2) Social cultural and policy studies;… Read more »

Terence Keane Receives Division 12 Presidential Citation

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Dr. Terence Keane received a Presidential citation from APA President Nadine Kaslow, Ph.D. during the Division Leadership Conference in Washington, DC January 25, 2014. The citation  read as follows: Terence (Terry) M. Keane, Ph.D. — for his lifelong commitment to helping our nation’s Veterans. A tireless clinician, researcher, teacher, mentor, advocate, bureaucrat, psychometrician, spokesperson, administrator,… Read more »