Child and Adolescent Psychiatry as a Career

Child & Adolescent Psychiatry as a Career
Find answers to commonly asked questions by residents thinking about entering child and adolescent psychiatry.

 
Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Training

Child & Adolescent Psychiatry Training
Find answers to commonly asked questions by medical students and residents thinking about entering child and adolescent psychiatry.

 
Child & Adolescent Psychiatry as a Career - Video Interviews

Child & Adolescent Psychiatry as a Career - Video Interviews
Learn about training options and get tips on developing your career.

 
Award Opportunities

Award Opportunities
Apply for travel grants, fellowships, research programs, achievement awards, and more!

 
Research

Research
Learn about the many research opportunities for residents in our field, or look through our research publications.

 
AACAP Networking Resources for Fellows

AACAP Networking Resources for Fellows
Find mentors, colleagues, and friends.

 
Get Involved

Opportunities for Advocacy & Getting Involved with AACAP
The Trainee Advocate Program (TAP) is designed to facilitate and support AACAP trainee members to get involved in mental health advocacy early in their careers. Click here for more information and to get started!

 
Toolkit for Systems-Based Practice and Psychodynamic Readings

Educational Toolkits, Readings, and Webinars
Check out AACAP’s toolkit on systems-based practice, annotated bibliography of psychotherapy readings, and Beyond Private Practice webinar series.

 
Work/Life Balance

Work/Life Balance
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.

 
Subspecialty Training and Career Planning

Subspecialty Training and Career Planning
AACAP members share their personal career paths in child and adolescent psychiatry in the following subspecialties: academic psychiatry, forensic psychiatry, infant psychiatry, psychoanalysis, and systems of care.