Society of Clinical Psychology
Division 12 of the APA

Clinical Psychology

The field of Clinical Psychology involves research, teaching and services relevant to the applications of principles, methods, and procedures for understanding, predicting, and alleviating intellectual, emotional, biological, psychological, social and behavioral maladjustment, disability and discomfort, applied to a wide range of client populations. In theory, training, and practice, Clinical Psychology strives to recognize the importance of diversity and strives to understand the roles of gender, culture, ethnicity, race, sexual orientation, and other dimensions of diversity.

Mission Statement

The mission of the Society of Clinical Psychology is to represent the field of Clinical Psychology through encouragement and support of the integration of clinical psychological science and practice in education, research, application, advocacy and public policy, attending to the importance of diversity.

Announcements

New Live CE Webinars

We are delighted to provide you with a preview of our upcoming live CE webinar offerings for 2018. Keep an eye out for Webinar details!

  • Child and Adolescent Anxiety Disorders Treatment, with Dr. Anne Marie Albano, Director of the Columbia University Clinic for Anxiety and Related Disorders
  • Ethical Practices in Geropsychology, with Dr. Rebecca Allen, Fellow of the Gerontological Society of America, Fellow of the APA, and Associate Editor of Aging and Mental Health
  • Primary Care and Behavioral Health Integration, with Drs. Andrew Bertagnolli, former Director of Integrated Behavioral Health at Kaiser Permanente’s Care Management Institute, and Thekla Ross, of Kaiser Permanente Care Management Institute, Northern California Division of Research
  • Treating Sleep Disturbance: A Transdiagnostic Perspective, with Dr. Allison Harvey, Director of the Golden Bear Sleep and Mood Research Clinic at the University of California, Berkeley
  • Suicide and Non-Suicidal Self-Injury, with Dr. Matthew Nock, MacArthur Fellow and Professor at Harvard University
  • Pediatric Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder, with Dr. John Piacentini, Director of the University of California, Los Angeles, Center for Child Anxiety Resilience Education and Support
  • mHealth, with Dr. David Mohr, Director of the Center for Behavioral Intervention Technologies at Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University
  • Evidence-Based Mindfulness for Dealing with Stress, with Drs. Patti Robinson and Kirk Strosahl, founders of Mountainview Consulting Group and co-founders of Acceptance and Commitment Therapy
  • Pharmacological Augmentation of Evidence-Based Therapies, with Dr. Michael Otto, Director of the Translational Research Program at the Center for Anxiety and Related Disorders at Boston University, past President of the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies, past President of SCP, and Fellow of the APA

As you can see, we have quite the lineup planned and are excited about the many experts in our field who have agreed to present. As you plan for completion of your CE credits, keep in mind that our live webinars provide audience members with a rare opportunity to ask presenters questions about their research and practice, thus maximizing learning opportunities. Webinars last 1 hour, offer 1 CE credit, and cost $15 for SCP members.

Also, please take a look at our upcoming live professional development webinar offerings for 2018:

  • Starting Your Own Private Practice, featuring panelists specializing in children, adolescents, adults, and assessment and working in private and group practices
  • Getting Your First Job, featuring panelists representing Veterans Affairs Hospitals, R1 Institutions, medical schools, behavioral medicine, and liberal arts settings
  • Applying for the National Institutes for Health Loan Repayment Program, with NIH program officials
  • Getting Board Certified in Clinical Psychology, with Dr. Christine Nezu, past President of the American Board of Professional Psychology

Mission Statement

The mission of the Society of Clinical Psychology is to represent the field of Clinical Psychology through encouragement and support of the integration of clinical psychological science and practice in education, research, application, advocacy and public policy, attending to the importance of diversity. Read our Position Statement

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Latest Posts

CLINICAL BULLETIN Feb 01, 2018
This SCP Blog by Dr. Kathryn McHugh discusses a recent article...
CLINICAL BULLETIN Dec 30, 2017
This SCP blog piece by Drs. David Barlow and Matthew Gallagher...
THE STUDENT BLOG Dec 19, 2017
This student blog piece was written and submitted by Amanda R....

Division 12 Sections

Division 12 Sections