In Response…

We are deeply saddened by the news of yet another devastating and horrific act of violence.

As an association dedicated to helping children and families around the globe, our thoughts and prayers are with the children, families, and communities so terribly impacted by this senseless tragedy. While details are still coming in, we know our collective search for answers, peace, and unity can only come through creating a more compassionate society for all.

For more information about how to help children and families cope with loss, trauma, and violence, please refer to the following:


AACAP Around the World

As an international organization committed to the health of children everywhere, we offer an International Membership category.  Read more about the benefits, and join our global community!

Please contact AACAP's Member Services Department at 202.966.7300, ext. 2004 or for questions.

View the Annual Meeting schedule and book your hotel!

Annual MeetingGuarantee your spot among the over 5,000 mental health professionals at AACAP's 63rd Annual Meeting, October 24-29, in New York, NY, where you'll experience a myriad of networking events and earn up to 50 CME credits!

Start planning your trip today! The Annual Meeting Program Schedule and Hotel Reservations are now available. Don't wait to make your reservation, as there are a limited number of early bird discounted rooms.

Questions? Please contact the AACAP Meetings Department at 202.966.7300, ext. 2006 or

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