School Shootings & Violence in Schools


As an association dedicated to protecting the health of children everywhere, we are saddened by the recent school shooting in Oregon.

AACAP compiled a list of related resources for helping children and families deal with violence:

Related Websites:




E. James Anthony, MD, FRCPsych, (1916-2014)


Advocacy DayColleague. Leader. Mentor.

E. James Anthony, MD, FRCPsych, President AACAP, 1981-1983, renowned child psychiatrist and dedicated member of our AACAP family, passed away peacefully December 10, 2014 at the age of 98.

His impressive career is highlighted here.






AACAP Proposed Bylaws Amendments - Voting Open


Advocacy DayAACAP’s proposed Bylaws amendments are up for review and available for voting. These amendments include multiple small revisions as well as a new International Membership category.

Amendments to the AACAP Bylaws require a vote of eligible members. Eligible members include:

  • General Members
  • Distinguished Fellows
  • Life Members
  • Distinguished Life Fellows

Voting is currently open and ends December 31, 2014 at 11:59:59 p.m. EST.

Click here to view the full AACAP Bylaws with proposed Amendments.

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