Presentation and signing of books at the ICCPCA 2017

During the congress novelties of the collection PsicoCuentos will be presented. PsicoCuentos are practical tools for parents and professionals that cover the most common problems in childhood. Each title consists of a guide for parents with proven information and practical advice, which is accompanied by an illustrated story to work with children in a fun way.

The directors of Psicocuentos will present the most recent books on Friday November 17 at 11am. Juan Sevillá and Carmen Pastor, the authors of the book “excessive anger” published in this collection, will present their work and will sign copies at the end of the session. Do not miss it!

Book yout accommodation and take advantage of special prices

The Hotel Meliá Sevilla **** will host the 3rd International Congress of Clinical and Health Psychology on Children and Adolescents. The hotel is located in a fantastic enclave of the city of Seville, next to monuments such as the emblematic Plaza de España or the fabulous María Luisa Park. It is only 15 minutes walking from the Cathedral and the Real Alcázar of Seville. We encourage you to take advantage of the special prices for the attendees and take advantage of the great opportunity to stay in the venue of the congress. Consult the rates, booking procedure and particular conditions here. Book online now and get one of the last available rooms!

Happy holidays

We are already 600 attendants registered! In the coming weeks we will continue shaping the conference program, to cover the higher content and try to get ready an experience of great interest. To all who rest this month of August we wish you a happy holiday. We continue to report in September!

Get to know the ICCPCA 2017 interactive program

The interactive program, which includes top-level international conferences, professional and research symposiums, clinical sessions and meetings with the experts, is now available on the congress website. Get to know all the activities scheduled so far. In addition, the interactive program allows you to select all those activities you want to attend and make your own congress agenda. If it is more comfortable, you can also print your agenda. Do not miss it!

Abstract submission has been closed with more than 600 proposals

The deadline for submitting abstracts (in oral or poster format) has been definitively closed. The scientific committee is evaluating more than 600 proposals submitted during these days. The authors will receive a response on the evaluation of their work by 1st July. The interest for participating in the ICCPCA 2017 has been very high and we cannot wait to get to know all the works received from numerous countries. Thanks for your participation!

Abstract submission deadline extended

The deadline for submitting abstracts to the 3rd International Congress on Clinical and Health Psychology on Children and Adolescents has been extended until June 23. We will accept papers on aspects related to psychopathology, evaluation and psychological treatment in children and youth. They can be presented in the two official languages of the congress (English and Spanish). Abstracts will be published in the book of congress, edited by Pirámide editions, an editorial located in the first quartile in Scholarly Publishers Indicators.

RPCNA Research Award

The "Journal of Clinical Psychology with Children and Adolescents" (RPCNA for Revista de Psicología Clínica con Niños y Adolescentes in Spanish) convenes a research award for the best work on evaluation, psychopathology and psychological treatment of children and adolescents or the promotion of psychological well-being for children and their families. Those interested in participating can send their manuscripts, not previously published as an article, in Spanish or English through indicating “RPCNA Award  2017” in the subject of your email. 

A jury will select the eight best works, nominating one of them as candidate for the best award and the other seven as finalists. The eight papers will be published in a special issue of this journal. The best work will receive an endowment of 1000 euros sponsored by Pirámide Editions. The other finalists will also be awarded a free registration to the 4th International Congress of Clinical and Health Psychology on Children and Adolescents, that will be held in 2018. The resolution will be announced at the closing ceremony of the 3rd International Congress of Clinical and Health Psychology on Children and Adolescents on November 18, 2017 and on the RPCNA website.

Click here to know the bases of this award. From the organization of the ICCPCA 2017 we encourage congressmen to submit an extended version of their communication in a scientific paper format to publish their work in the RPCNA and opt for this research award.

AITANA Award 2017 goes to Alan Kazdin

Professor Alan Kazdin, a professor at Yale University (USA), has been awarded with the AITANA Research Award in recognition of his contributions in the field of child-juvenile psychology. Kazdin's research has focused mainly on the treatment of aggressive and antisocial behavior in children (both inpatient and outpatient). Dr. Kazdin is the author of more than 750 publications, include 49 books that focus on interventions for children and adolescents, cognitive-behavioral treatment, parenting and child rearing, interpersonal violence, and methodology and research design. He has received several professional awards. These include: the Outstanding Research Contribution by an Individual Award and Lifetime Achievement Awards (Association of Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies), Outstanding Lifetime Contributions to Psychology Award and Distinguished Scientific Award for the Applications of Psychology (American Psychological Association), and the James McKeen Cattell Award (Association for Psychological Science). In 2008, he was president of the American Psychological Association.

Dr. Kazdin will receive the AITANA Research Award during the closing ceremony of the congress that will take place in Seville, on November 18.

Benefit from special registration fees for collaborating entities

The members of the entities that have a collaboration agreement with the congress can take advantage of reduced registration fees. If you belong to a scientific society and wish to benefit from this advantage, you can ask your company to join the group of collaborating entities. Consult the list of collaborating entities and register to the congress here.

We remind you that early registration deadline ends on July 23, 2017. Register before this date and get a reduced registration fee.


Get an award for your research

Nominees for the below categories will be selected. Prizes for categories are listed below:

  • EDICIONES PIRÁMIDE Award for young researcher: In this category, young researchers (PhD students and post-doctoral investigators) under 30 years old may participate.
  • Award for the best applied research: professionals involved in child and adolescent psychology may participate. The study must consist of a presentation of a case study or group treatment in any work context.
  • Award for the best international research: researchers that work in an academic or research institute located in any country other than Spain may participate.
  • Audience Award: The poster most voted by the attendees using digital screens.

The first three awards are endowed with 300 euros. The Audience Award will consist of a free registration for the congress in 2018. You still can submit your proposals (poster and/or oral communication) until June 16 through the platform at:

Book your accommodation

Seville is a city full of attractions and is one of the most visited cities in Spain. Based on the high tourist demand, it is advised to make the reservation of your accommodation in advance. This can also mean considerable economic savings for you. Attendees at the ICCPCA2017 can benefit from reduced rates when staying at the congress venue, Hotel Meliá Sevilla. Do not miss the opportunity to stay in this central hotel, located next to the Plaza de España and María Luisa Park, and about 15 minutes walk from the cathedral and the Alcazar of Seville. We hope that the special rates for attendees of the ICCPCA2017 are of your interest. Learn more about the conditions and book your accommodation here.


Abstract evaluation deadline

Abstract evaluation deadline for the ICCPCA2017 is March 15. We remind you that you still can submit your proposals (poster and/or oral communication) until June 16 through the platform at:



Abstract submission system open

Deadline for submitting abstracts to the ICCPCA2017 is now open. The best works focused on child and adolescent psychopathology, evaluation, and psychological treatment in clinical and health areas will be accepted. We encourage you to participate in this scientific event. You can submit your proposal in different formats (poster, oral communication and/or symposium). Read about the awards in the section "To Participate"

Abstract submission: Beginning January 27, 2017
First wave of acceptance of abstracts: April 3, 2017
Deadline abstract submission: June 16, 2017
Deadline acceptance of abstracts: July 25, 2017
End registration reduced fee: July 23, 2017


From the 16th to the 18th of November, this indispensable meeting of professionals and researchers in the field of child mental health will take place in Seville. This event is a forum for updating one another and to give maximum publicity to the latest research and to raise new lines of work. A platform for registration and abstract submission will soon be available. Seville awaits you!

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