Balance is the goal, but how to get there? ECPs are making decisions everyday about how to spend precious "down time" and how to make the most of hours spent on the job. Enjoying a rich family life often seems at odds with career advancement in child psychiatry. Explore this section on Work/Life Balance to find out more about how to evaluate your own values and reach the personal and professional goals you set for yourself with support from AACAP.

Pearls of Wisdom by AACAP Members

Pearls of Wisdom by AACAP Members
Please read personal accounts by AACAP members on the following topics:

"Finding Your Passion - Do What You Love and Love What You Do"
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"Planting Roots - Finding the Right Place to Live and Practice"
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"Becoming a Parent as an Early Career Psychiatrist"
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Finding the Balance

Finding the Balance
Find out how prominent AACAP members have successfully balanced their careers and home lives.

 
Mentorship and Peer Support

Mentorship and Peer Support
You can find peer support, resources, new friends, and much more when you connect with your Regional Organization.

AACAP has developed a mentorship program geared particularly towards ECPs. The goals is to individualize the match between ECPs and mentors. Click here for more information.

 
Resources for Female, Family-Oriented and/or Gender-Sensitive Male Psychiatrists

Resources for Female, Family-Oriented and/or Gender-Sensitive Male Psychiatrists
Several professional organizations have resources specifically for female psychiatrists and therapists but child psychiatrists of any gender will find useful information in this section.