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The Clinical Child Psychology Program at the University of Kansas

The Clinical Child Psychology Program at the University of Kansas is a graduate program leading to the doctoral degree in Clinical Child Psychology. We are accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of the American Psychological Association as a doctoral program in clinical psychology with a special emphasis on children, adolescents, and families.

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Our mission is to develop leaders in the research, dissemination, and practice of psychological clinical science for children, youths, and their families.

The Clinical Child Psychology Program fulfills the basic and traditional orientations to Clinical Psychology as a practice area in health service psychology with an emphasis in working with children, adolescents, parents, and families.

The CCPP is an initiative jointly affiliated with the KU Departments of Psychology and Applied Behavioral Science. This interdepartmental program involves the resources of faculty in both departments in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences. The program includes a core faculty with specialty interests in clinical child and pediatric psychology.

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The Child and Family Services Clinic

Our KU Child & Family Services Clinic provides affordable, quality mental health care to children, adolescents, and families of Northeast Kansas, including Lawrence, Eudora, Baldwin, Topeka, and the Kansas City Metro area.

KU CFSC is the primary training clinic for graduate students in the Clinical Child Psychology Doctoral program at the University of Kansas.


The Clinical Child Psychology Program (CCPP) aspires to a world of harmony, unity, equity, and inclusion that is free from hate and discrimination.

Please follow the link below for our full statement on Diversity.

Support the CCPP

Our endowment account has been growing thanks to the generous support of our alumni and friends, and children, youth, and families have been reaping the rewards.

A gift of any amount will help us with our mission, and will help us continue our tradition of excellence.

APA Accreditation

Questions related to the program’s accredited status should be directed to the Commission on Accreditation:

Office of Program Consultation and Accreditation
American Psychological Association
750 1st Street, NE, Washington, DC 20002
Phone: 202-336-5979
E-mail: apaaccred@apa.org