Healthier children, youth, and families.


To actively promote the health and psychological well-being of all children, youth and families.


  • Recruit, engage, develop, and retain a diverse and inclusive community of members
  • Focus on culturally-responsive evidence-based practice.
  • Serve as the authoritative source of information about pediatric psychology for the public, stakeholders, and health professionals.
  • Advance and support science and education initiatives in pediatric psychology, including an annual conference and peer-reviewed journals.
  • Develop and sustain communication outlets that provide a valuable and integral resource for the membership and the public.
  • Advocate for pediatric psychology on the national and international levels.
  • Advocate for policies that benefit the health and well-being of all children, youth, and families
  • Support priority research initiatives in pediatric psychology.