CAPSAC’s Paul Crissey Graduate Student Research Grant

 

CAPSAC’s Paul Crissey Graduate Student Research Grant has been increased:

To be awarded January 27, 2019

The California Professional Society on the Abuse of Children (CAPSAC) annually awards a grant of $750 for outstanding research by a graduate student (up to one-year post MA/Ph.D. degree) in the field of child maltreatment. The recipient will also receive a one-year membership to APSAC (American Professional Society on the Abuse of Children) and CAPSAC.

The American Professional Society on the Abuse of Children (apsac.org), founded in 1987, is a nonprofit national organization focused on meeting the needs of professionals engaged in all aspects of services for maltreated children and their families. Especially important to APSAC is the dissemination of state-of-the-art practice in all professional disciplines related to child abuse and neglect.

CAPSAC aims to provide additional support to California professionals working in the field of child abuse through training, consultation, advocacy and networking.

Applicants must:

1.       Be a graduate student within one year (before or after) of completion of a Master’s or Doctorate degree from an accredited California educational program;

2.       Submit a one thousand word summary of the research in progress or completed study in the field of child maltreatment. The study title should be on the first page of the summary. Identifying information (name, address, telephone number, title of study and academic institution) should be sent in a separate file that will not be sent to the reviewers;

3.       Submit one or two letters of recommendation from faculty members or academic readers who are familiar with your research;

4.       Be available to receive the award and present a poster of the study at the CAPSAC reception Sunday, January 27 at the 2019 San Diego International Conference on Child and Family Maltreatment. Travel expenses will be paid not to exceed $300.00. Alternatively, be available to receive the award and present an overview of the study at a CAPSAC meeting or a CAPSAC training event in 2019.

5.       Agree to the publication of the submitted summary in the CAPSAC newsletter, The Consultant.

Deadline: All materials must be received by November 1, 2018.

 Send submissions to:

CAPSAC Research Award Committee, c/o Toni Cavanagh Johnson, Ph.D. at toni@tcavjohn.com If you have any questions, contact Research Award Committee Chair Toni Cavanagh Johnson, Ph.D. at toni@tcavjohn.com or (626) 817-2142.

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