NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)– The Society of Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology (SCCAP), division 53 of the American Psychological Association, announced the award for Promoting Evidence-Based Mental Health to Renae Beaumont, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Psychology in Clinical Psychiatry at Weill Cornell Medicine. The award recognizes a clinical child and adolescent practitioner who has made a significant and enduring impact to promoting awareness, accessibility, and/or implementation of evidence-based mental health services for children and adolescents.
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Renae Beaumont, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Clinical Psychology at New York–Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medical Center (Photo: Business Wire)
SCCAP promotes scientific inquiry, training, professional practice, and public policy in clinical child and adolescent psychology as a means of improving the welfare and mental health of children, youth, and families in the context of a diverse society. This recognition is designed to highlight the outstanding work of currently practicing clinicians who take scientifically derived clinical knowledge and promote, provide, or share it on a broader scale, in particular with members of diverse, vulnerable, or underserved groups.
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