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  • Title: Home
    Descriptive info: .. Skip to main content.. Loading.. Keyword Search.. Families and Youth.. Family Resources.. Youth Resources.. Facts for Families.. Resource Centers.. Advocacy.. Getting Help.. Support AACAP.. Medical Students and Residents.. Medical Student Resources.. Child Psychiatry Residents (Fellows).. Early Career Psychiatrists.. Member Resources.. Become a Member.. Life Members.. Maintenance of Certification.. Clinical Practice Center.. Award Opportunities.. CPT and Reimbursement.. Job Source.. Resources for Primary Care.. Practice Parameters and Resource Centers.. Integrating Mental Health Care into the Medical Home.. Information for Patients and Their Families.. Advocacy and Policy.. CME Meetings.. AACAP s 60th Annual Meeting.. 2014 Psychopharmacology Update Institute.. Maintenance of Certification and Lifelong Learning Modules.. Online CME.. Sign In.. Member Services.. Publications.. Donate.. My Cart.. About AACAP.. Skip breadcrumb navigation.. Quick Links.. Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist Finder.. JobSource.. Practice Parameters.. Press.. Policy Statements.. Related Web Sites.. Children and Gun Violence.. AACAP s resources are aimed to help inform the public on violence, and talking to children about what they may see on the news.. Children and Firearms.. Children and Guns (AACAP Policy Statement).. Talking to Children about  ...   M.. ,.. allan.. chrisman@dm.. duke.. Steve Cozza, M.. scozza@usuhs.. mil.. AACAP's Pharmaceutical Task Force Wants to Hear From You!.. Check your inbox for an email with the subject line:.. SURVEY: Share your opinion with AACAP s Pharmaceutical Task Force.. Make sure to take the time and complete the survey the Task Force created to help better examine AACAP s management of relationships with the pharmaceutical industry.. Click here for more information on.. AACAP s Management of Relationships with the Pharmaceutical Industry.. The original email was sent on October 24, 2013.. The survey closes December 31, 2013.. Affordable Care Act and State-Based Health Insurance Exchanges.. More.. 2011-2013 Presidential Initiative: Back to Project Future.. The Role of Psychotropic Medications in Children's Mental Health.. DSM-5:The Future Arrived.. AACAP Members Named to IOM! Daniel Samuel Pine, M.. , and Matthew W.. State, M.. , Ph.. ,.. ADHD Parents Medication Guide.. ADHD Awareness Month.. Copyright ©2013 - American Academy of Child Adolescent Psychiatry.. All Rights Reserved.. Contact Us.. |.. Disclaimer.. Privacy Statement.. Developed by.. Armstrong Enterprise Communication.. {1}.. ##LOC[OK]##.. ##LOC[Cancel]##..

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  • Title: Families and Youth
    Descriptive info: For Families.. For Youth.. The information on this website should not be taken as medical advice, which can only be given to you by your personal health care professionals..

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  • Title: Family Resources
    Descriptive info: who we are.. About Us.. Information about the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry.. Definition of a Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist.. The child and adolescent psychiatrist is a physician who specializes in the diagnosis and the treatment of disorders of thinking, feeling and/or behavior affecting children, adolescents and their families.. Developed by the AACAP Committees, then approved by the AACAP Council, these statements reflect the AACAP's voice on issues affecting the health of children, adolescents, and their families.. AACAP on Facebook and Twitter.. Join our online community and get the latest information and resources aimed at helping families find the information they need.. Our nation's children can't wait for care.. Together we can continue to provide hope to families who need our help the most.. Follow us on.. Twitter.. Facebook.. know the facts.. Concise, up-to-date information on issues affecting children, teenagers, and their families.. Child and Adolescent Mental Illness and Drug Abuse Statistics.. Statistics on the prevalence of mental illnesses like ADHD, autism, bipolar disorder and drug abuse.. Glossary of Symptoms and Mental Illnesses.. Defines 17 major mental disorders in easily understandable language.. Also provides a resource list.. Psychiatric Medication.. The latest information on children and Psychiatric Medication.. learn about mental illnesses/disorders.. AACAP's Resource Centers empower consumers through patient education.. Each AACAP Resource Center contains consumer friendly definitions, answers to frequently asked questions, a definition of clinical resources, expert interviews, abstracts from the.. JAACAP.. , and Scientific Proceedings and Facts for Families relevant to each disorder.. Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) Resource Center.. Anxiety Disorders Resource Center.. Autism Resource Center.. Bipolar Disorder Resource Center.. Bullying Resource Center.. Child Abuse Resource Center.. Conduct Disorders Resource Center.. Depression  ...   Childhood and Adolescent Depression and ADHD: Information for Patients and Families.. Both the ParentsMedGuide and PhysiciansMedGuide were designed to help individuals make informed decisions about childhood and adolescent depression treatment.. Clinical Trials.. Looking for information on available clinical trials?.. get involved.. Legislative Action.. Information on legislation that affects the practice of child and adolescent psychiatry and other child mental health professionals, and access to child and adolescent psychiatry services.. more resources.. Youth Voice Tip Sheet.. This Tip Sheet was developed to provide guidance for how child and adolescent psychiatrists can more effectively communicate and partner with young people.. The "Big 10" Questions for Parents.. Kids and Pop Culture.. Exploring the impact of popular culture on today's children and adolescents.. Read reviews on movies, books and television shows.. School-based Mental Health.. Strong Minds: Mental Health for a New Generation.. Easy access to psychiatric services is key to early identification, intervention, and treatment for students affected by emotional, behavioral and mental disorders.. School-based mental health clinics provide this important access.. They are the new frontier for the 21st century.. Bill of Rights for Children's Mental Health Disorders and their Families.. All families deserve access to quality mental health treatment.. This Bill of Rights for Children rsquo;s Mental Health Disorders and their Families was developed by a coalition for children rsquo;s mental health facilitated by the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry.. It is an important guide for families and their physicians to use when advocating for what families living with mental illnesses should expect from treatment.. Please note: This Bill of Rights is not a legal document.. A violation of these Rights does not necessarily indicate illegal activity..

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  • Title: Youth Resources
    Descriptive info: Youth AACAP.. Learning About Mental Illness.. Consumer advocacy groups, including youth groups, play a key role in providing a "voice" for youth and families.. AACAP is committed to promoting a partnership with youth and families to improve the mental health of America's youth.. The AACAP Youth Advisory Group, made up of youth, young adults and child psychiatrists promotes youth voice and empowerment throughout AACAP and within the behavioral health system by developing educational materials included in this site for youth and mental health professionals.. Speaking Up for Yourself Other Youth..

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  • Title: Facts for Families
    Descriptive info: Facts for Families - Keyword (Alphabetical).. Facts for Families - Numerical List.. Not all children grow from infancy through their adolescent years without experiencing some bumps along the way.. While every child is unique and special, sometimes they encounter emotions, feelings or behavior that cause problems in their lives and the lives of those around them.. Families often worry when their child or teenager has difficulty coping with things, feels sad, can't sleep, gets involved with drugs, or can't get along with family or friends.. The AACAP developed.. to provide concise and up-to-date information on issues that affect children, teenagers, and their families.. The AACAP provides this  ...   their use.. The AACAP has produced the.. in English and Spanish.. Other translations available on the internet, while perhaps based on the original, were created independently and without benefit of AACAP review.. They are available in English,.. Spanish.. ,.. Chinese.. Malaysian.. Polish.. Icelandic.. Arabic.. Urdu.. and.. Hebrew.. Click below to download the complete collection of.. Facts for Families:.. English.. (After clicking you will be prompted to save the file.. Save to your hard drive.. Once saved you will need to unzip the file.. Once unzipped you will be able to open each.. individually as a PDF document.. ).. Click below for a complete list of.. Keyword (Alphabetical).. Numerical..

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  • Title: Resource Centers
    Descriptive info: AACAP Resource Centers empower consumers through patient education.. Each AACAP Resource Center contains consumer-friendly definitions, answers to frequently asked questions, clinical resources, expert videos, and abstracts from the.. Scientific Proceedings.. relevant to each disorder.. Anxiety Disorders.. Anxiety in children is expected and normal at specific times in development.. However, parents should not discount a child's fears.. Because anxious children may also be quiet, compliant and eager to please, their difficulties may be missed.. Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD).. Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) is a condition which includes difficulties with attention, increased activity, and difficulties with impulsivity.. Estimates show that between 3 and 7 percent of school-aged children and about 4 percent of adults have ADHD.. Autism.. Autism spectrum disorders affect as many as 1 in 150 American children.. Types of autism include autistic disorder, pervasive developmental disorder, and Asperger's syndrome.. The cause of autism is not known.. Bipolar Disorder.. Although bipolar disorder more commonly develops in older teenagers and young adults, it can appear in children as young as 6.. evaluation will find that some of these children are suffering from a mental disorder.. Yet, only a very few of those will have bipolar disorder.. Bullying.. Bullying is a common experience for many children and adolescents.. Surveys indicate that as many as half of all children are bullied at some time during their school years, and at least 10% are bullied on a regular basis.. Child Abuse.. Child abuse and  ...   normal social activities, interests, schoolwork, or family life develops, it may indicate that he or she has a depressive illness.. Disaster.. A child who has been exposed to a disaster may have been an eye-witness to a disaster.. He or she might have been hurt or had a family member who was hurt or killed.. Children are also exposed to disasters through TV, media, word-of-mouth, or a mixture of these.. Military Families.. Global conflict and unrest have led to the deployment of large numbers of military personnel (active duty, Reserves, National Guard).. As a result of duty assignments, members of the military are often separated from their families for lengthy periods of time.. A family that loses the active presence of a parent through separation faces significant challenges and stress.. Oppositional Defiant Disorder.. It's not unusual for children, especially those in their "terrible twos" and early teens, to defy authority every now and then.. When this behavior lasts longer than six months and is excessive compared to what is usual for the child's age, it may mean that the child has a type of behavior disorder called oppositional defiant disorder (ODD).. Substance Use.. Use and abuse of drugs and alcohol by teens is a common occurrence and can have serious consequences.. Substance abuse can have lasting effects on adolescents and contributes to personal distress, poor school performance, short and long term health problems, relationship difficulties and involvement in antisocial activities..

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  • Title: Advocacy
    Descriptive info: Regulatory Issues.. AACAP Call to Action for Children’s Mental Health.. Policy Resources.. State Legislative Tracking.. Federal and State Initiatives.. Advocacy Updates and Alerts.. AACAP Advocacy Day.. Amicus Curiae.. How to Be an Advocate.. AACAP partners with our members in advocacy efforts at the federal and state levels to improve policies and services for children and adolescents with mental illness.. We work to educate policymakers and administrators about issues affecting child and adolescent psychiatry and children's mental health and regularly engage our members on pertinent legislation and regulatory activities.. AACAP develops tools and trainings for members looking to hone their advocacy skills and get involved.. Download our advocacy tools and training materials, and listen to our webinars.. Despite improved early identification and treatment, most youth with mental illnesses do not receive services and face barriers in accessing care.. Learn more about AACAP's federal and state initiatives to help eliminate these barriers in our rapidly changing health care environment.. AACAP continually develops resources for members to use as they communicate with policymakers about issues related to child and adolescent psychiatry and  ...   local media.. AACAP provides its members with the most current and comprehensive 50 state legislative information on issues impacting children's mental health and child and adolescent psychiatry.. Click here to learn more about the bills AACAP is tracking across the country.. AACAP sends regular advocacy updates and action alerts to keep members updated on federal and state legislation and provide opportunities to get involved.. Click here to read past updates and alerts.. AACAP regularly provides input on the implementation of federal laws related to child psychiatry and children's mental health by providing comments to federal agencies during the development of regulations.. Advocacy Day.. Through AACAP's annual Advocacy Day, members partners with family advocates to raise awareness for children's mental health issues and help our policy makers better understand the serious needs of these children and families.. The amicus curiae, or amicus briefs, is a legal term meaning "friend of the court" and is a method through organizations can offer the court additional information or perspective about a case.. Learn more about the amicus briefs in which AACAP has participated..

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  • Title: Family Resources
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  • Title: Support AACAP
    Descriptive info: Ways to Give.. Campaign for America's Kids.. AACAP's 60th Anniversary Challenge.. Virginia Q.. Anthony Fund.. Combined Federal Campaign.. Elaine Schlosser Lewis Fund.. AACAP Endowment.. AACAP's mission is to promote the healthy development of children, adolescents, and families through research, training, prevention, comprehensive diagnosis and treatment and to meet the professional needs of child and adolescent psychiatrists throughout their careers.. Donate online.. and help AACAP achieve its mission.. All gifts are tax deductible.. AACAP Store.. Show your pride for AACAP with T-Shirts, Mugs, Calendars, Mousepads, Watches, Baby clothes, Pink Freud Merchandise! and MORE! AACAP receives a royalty for every item purchased.. All proceeds will benefit Campaign for America s Kids, which helps children with mental illness by making grants to fund workforce development, advocacy and research.. 1953 Society.. The 1953 Society honors and thanks those members and friends of AACAP who have arranged a bequest or estate gift to the Academy.. There is no minimum pledge required to become a member.. Click the link above to learn more.. The 60-60-60 initiative is a tribute to AACAP's 60 years of purpose, to helping children with mental illness lead happier, healthier lives.. That purpose could not be more urgent today.. So, we're asking that at least 60% of our members make  ...   the areas of Attention Deficit Disorder/Attention Deficit Hyperactive Disorder and learning disabilities.. It is only through research that physicians and mental health experts can improve the current diagnostic tools and treatment options for ADHD.. A gift to the AACAP Endowment is a permanent financial investment in the future and stability of AACAP.. The AACAP Endowment exists to fund important programs that support AACAP's mission for current and future generations.. Life Members Fund.. At 65 years of age, with 30 years as an AACAP member, Life Members are seasoned professionals with tremendous expertise.. The Life Members Fund provides resources for Life Members to conduct a variety of programs to support younger child and adolescent psychiatrists in their efforts to treat children and adolescents with mental disorders.. For 39 years Virginia Q.. Anthony has contributed substantially to the operations, growth, and development of AACAP.. Through the Virginia Q.. Anthony Fund we celebrate Ginger for her nearly four decades of remarkable leadership and countless accomplishments.. The Virginia Q.. Anthony Fund honors Ginger and supports AACAP infrastructure and educational initiatives.. To learn more about AACAP's charitable funds please contact the Development Department at 202.. 966.. 7300 ext.. 140 or.. development@aacap.. org.. Thank you to all our donors! AACAP greatly appreciates your support!..

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  • Title: Medical Students and Residents
    Descriptive info: Residents and Fellows.. Become an AACAP Member.. Mentorship Matters.. Medical Students.. News You Can Use!.. Be CAP-tivated!.. Watch AACAP's video on a career in CAP!.. Check out, "Child Psychiatry is Amazing" by Brian Smith, M.. Learn about a Career in CAP.. Learn more about AACAP's Advocate Trainee Program!.. Message from AACAP's Committee on Medical Students and Residents.. Psychodynamic Readings for Residents or Fellows.. Not a member?.. Join AACAP today.. !.. Connect with the AACAP on.. Twitter!.. Talk to Us..

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