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National Conference in Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology

National Conference in Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology

Thursday­–Saturday • October 18-20, 2018

The Intercontinental Kansas City at the Plaza
Kansas City, MO

The goals of the conference are to provide up-to-date information on research and evidence-based practice in clinical child and adolescent psychology, with specific learning experiences targeted to cultural competence, therapy and interventions, assessment, and professional issues.  The conference draws students and professionals from across the country, and offers a rich atmosphere for learning, networking, and socializing with others in the field. Eighteen hours of intermediate-level continuing education for psychologists are planned for the Conference.

For conference programming and registration information, please see the "Navigation" panel (above, on the right).

Abstract submissions for poster sessions will be considered on any topic relevant to clinical child and pediatric psychology or child and family mental health.

Information on Abstract Submission

Conference participants are invited to submit 350- to 500-word abstracts for poster presentations. An abstract should include presentation title; all authors’ names, titles and affiliations; and a name, mailing address and e-mail address for correspondence.

Authors should use the following headings when preparing abstracts: Purpose/Background, Methods, Results and Conclusions.


Student co-authors should be identified in the submission materials for consideration for the Student Poster Awards. Only students that are first-authors of accepted posters are eligible for the awards.  


The abstract submission portal will open by March 1, 2018.


All abstracts must be submitted by 11:59pm (CDT), Friday, May 25, 2018 

Submit an abstract for poster presentation

If you have any questions about the submission process, contact ProfessionalPrograms@ku.edu.

Continuing Education

The University of Kansas Clinical Child Psychology Program is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. The University of Kansas Clinical Child Psychology Program maintains responsibility for this program and its content.


For More Information

About the program

Ric Steele, Ph.D., ABPP
University of Kansas
Clinical Child Psychology Program
2013 Dole Human Development Center
1000 Sunnyside Avenue
Lawrence, KS 66045
Phone 785-864-0550
Fax 785-864-5024
E-mail rsteele@ku.edu


About registration, transportation, lodging, or conference arrangements

Mail University of Kansas
Professional & Continuing Education
Registration Center
1515 St. Andrews Drive
Lawrence, KS 66047-1619
Phone 785-864-5823 or toll-free 877-404-5823
Fax 785-864-4871