Updates and Announcements

Call for Proposals for Student Prevention Research

Society of Counseling Psychology (APA Division 17)

Student Poster Session

American Psychological Association Convention 2018

San Francisco

San Francisco, CA, August 9th – August 12th

Submission Deadline for Proposals:

March 23, 2018, 11:59PM PST

Proposals are now being accepted for a Student Poster Session co-sponsored by the Council of Counseling Psychology Training Programs (CCPTP), Division 17 Sections, and the Division 17 Student Affiliates of Seventeen (SAS). Poster proposals may be empirical studies or theoretical considerations relevant to the Division 17 Prevention Section. The first author on the proposal must be a student (or have completed the project while a student or intern) and must either be a student affiliate of Division 17 or sponsored by a Division 17 member.

For more information and the application, please click the following links: 


2017 APA Convention Updates

Thank you to all our members for a successful APA convention!  A special welcome to all our new and returning officers in the section.  Congratulations to our winning poster presentations, which were presented this year at APA:

Sydney Fiol, B.A., Denise S. Marques, M.A., & Maite Mena, Psy.D.
University of Miami
Implementing SBIRT in Several Community-Based Healthcare Systems: Preliminary Data, Implementation Strategies, and Challenges

Jeffrey Grimes, B.S., Laura M. Gumbiner, M.A., & Kerrie G. Wilkins-Yel, Ph.D.
Indiana University
Community Conversations: A Program Evaluation of an Abbreviated Diversity Dialogue Initiative

Anil Lalwani, M.S., & Miranda Villard, M.Ed.
Cleveland State University
Advocating Self-Care for the Marginalized: Discussing Theoretical, Practical, and Social Implications

Students Anil Lalwani and Miranda Villard present their research at the Division 17 Social Hour at APA 2017

An additional congratulations to the 2017 recipient of the Prevention Section Research Award, Keiko M. McCullough.  Her research was titled, “Evaluating the Efficacy of the Actively Addressing Gender With Men Program among Fraternity Members”

Dr. Dorothy Espelage presents the 2017 Prevention Section Research Award to Keiko M. McCullough at the APA Convention in Washington, DC.