Craniofacial Special Interest Group
The Craniofacial SIG consists of SPP members who share an interest in craniofacial conditions. The general goals of this SIG are to:
- Increase awareness of craniofacial conditions among SPP members.
- Facilitate communication, collaboration and consultation among members regarding providing care and education for children with craniofacial conditions and their families.
- Facilitate collaboration on research addressing psychosocial issues associated with having a craniofacial condition.
- Provide education opportunities and clinical materials for professionals (including continuing education for psychologists, non-psychologist members of craniofacial care teams, teachers and other school professionals), those in training (including graduate students, interns and post-doctoral students), and for families regarding the psychosocial issues associated with craniofacial conditions.
- Serve as advocates for these children and their families.
- Liaison with the American Cleft Palate-Craniofacial Association.
- Online Resources for Families, Schools, and Providers
- Fact Sheet for Mental Health Providers: Cleft Lip and/or Palate
- Fact Sheet: Complex Craniofacial Conditions
- Assessment Resource Sheet: Craniofacial Populations
- Alessia Johns, PhD, ABPP; Children's Hospital of Los Angeles
- Canice Crerand, PhD; Nationwide Children's Hospital
- Patricia Marik, PsyD; Children's Hospital of Wisconsin
- Heather Snyder, PhD; Edinboro University
- Amy Conrad, PhD; University of Iowa Children's Hospital
- Celia Heppner, PsyD; Children's Medical Center
- Janine Rosenberg, PhD; University of Illinois Hospital and Health Science System, Chicago
Meredith Albert, PhD
Shriners Hospitals for Children-Chicago
Leanna Magee, PhD
The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
SPP invites members with a shared interest to consider joining one or more Special Interest Groups (SIGs) by logging into the Member Portal and going to "Join a SIG/RIG/Affinity Group" on the dropbox.