Division 54 produces four publications including two journals, a newsletter, and a book.

Reference Book


The Handbook of Pediatric Psychology is recognized as the definitive reference in the field. In concise, peer-reviewed chapters, leading authorities comprehensively examine links between psychological and medical issues from infancy through adolescence.




Division 54 produces two journals:

Clinical Practice in Pediatric Psychology Clinical Practice in Pediatric Psychology® is a scholarly journal of the Society of Pediatric Psychology publishing peer-reviewed papers representing the professional and applied activities of pediatric psychology.

Journal of Pediatric Psychology is the scientific publication of the Society of Pediatric Psychology. As such, the journal publishes articles related to theory, research, and professional practice in pediatric psychology.



Progress Notes, the Society’s electronic newsletter, is a forum for communication among its members. With six issues each year, the newsletter offers practical and timely information on the field of pediatric psychology, important news for SPP members, as well as information about SPP Awards and Grants and Events.

To submit an article idea for consideration for publication in Progress Notes, please email