Community dedicated to the psychological research, training, and services for older adults


The Society of Clinical Geropsychology is proudly housed under the American Psychological Association, Div. 12-II. [See bylaws]

Our mission is to advance the field of professional Clinical Geropsychology through the scientific study of mental health of older adults, delivery of culturally sensitive psychological services, advancement of training and continuing education, and collaboration among geropsychologists.

Our vision is to foster the mental health and wellness of older adults through science, practice, education, and advocacy.


The Society for Clinical Geropsychology is proud to introduce a Trainee Travel Award to support trainees who want to attend the APA 2024 convention in Seattle, WA on August 8-10 in person.

Click here for more information on how to apply.

The application submission deadline is Friday, June 21st. Up to 10 trainees will receive the $250 Trainee Travel Award and will be recognized at the SCG awards ceremony at the APA 2024 convention.

Please fill out the form below to submit your application, and contact the SCG student representatives, Anna Symington ([email protected]) or Kseniya Katsman ([email protected]) with any questions. The same information is attached to share with trainees you know at your convenience.

Application Form:  https://forms.gle/rAWvK5FDQpMiDbdy8


Our members lead cutting-edge research into understanding aging, cognition, and mental health.

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We are committed to bridging science and practice, delivering integrative, culturally sensitive care.

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We deliver quality training and mentorship to empower the next generations of geropsychologists.

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We aim to dismantle systemic barriers and enhance mental health access and welfare for all.

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