2023 Fall Virtual Conference

Thank you for Attending!

September 29, 2023 | 10:00 - 5:00pm ET

Plenary Speakers

Lori Crosby, PsyD; Tonya Palermo, PhD; Grayson Holmbeck, PhD


Improving the Reach of Pediatric Psychology Through Innovative Research Applications

10AM-12PM EST/ 12:30PM-2:30PM EST  / 3PM-5PM  EST

September 29, 2023

Thank you for attending our second annual SPP Fall Virtual Conference on Friday, September 29, 2023! This year’s conference theme centers on “Improving the Reach of Pediatric Psychology Through Innovative Research Applications.” 

This is a one-day conference that includes: three 2-hour sessions (each including a plenary speaker followed by 2 symposia speakers). Sessions will be hosted at 10am ET, 12:30pm ET, and 3pm ET. Each session provides 2 CEs (total of 6 CEs).

$60 member fee for each 2-hour block. $80 non-member fee for each 2-hour block ($20 Discount for those who attend whole conference); Student fee of $30 for the full conference.

Don’t miss out on:

* Learning about high impact areas of pediatric psychology research produced by SPP research leaders who come from diverse research backgrounds such as assessment, treatment and interventions, clinical outcomes, adherence, and health disparities.

* Discussion Forum of current research directions and to consider how research informs clinical practice, service delivery, health equity, policy decisions.

* SPP members to build research networks and connections across all SPP member levels, trainee through senior career scientist-practitioners.

Invited Speakers:

* Lori Crosby, PsyD - Applying Anti-Racism, Community Engagement and Design-Thinking Strategies to Behavioral Science

* Tonya Palermo, PhD - Innovations in Preventing and Treating Pediatric Chronic Pain: Technology Collaboration, and Pizza

*Grayson Holmbeck, PhD - Self-Management and the Transfer of Medical Responsibility from Parent to Child with Spina Bifdea: Implications for the Transition to Adult Health Care

Continuing Education6.0 CEs

6 CE credits are available to licensed psychologists who attend the full conference, 4.0 CE credits available to licensed psychologists who attend two 2-hour sessions, 2.0 CE credits available to licensed psychologists who attend one 2-hour session. The Society of Pediatric Psychology (Division 54 of the American Psychological Association) is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. The Society of Pediatric Psychology maintains responsibility for this program and its contents.

If you have questions about the conference program, please contact the conference chairs:
Alyssa Schlenz, Ph.D, VFC 2023 Chair: Alyssa.Schlenz@childrenscolorado.org
Allison A. Stiles, Ph.D, VFC 2023 Co-Chair:  Allison_Stiles@URMC.Rochester.edu


An initiative of the Society of Pediatric Psychology Science & Practice Committee:
Sukhpreet K. Tamana, Alyssa Schlenz, Allison A. Stiles, Chad Jensen, Diane Chen, Sunnye Mayes, Katherine Darling, Naadira Upshaw, and Lauren Harrison.

Invited Speakers
Learning Objectives
Inclusion Scholarship
Student Mentoring Event