Training and Education

The section provides educational resources about ethical issues in the education of CAP for medical students, residents and fellows.

Related Ethics Links

Webinars
A listing of the webinars created by the AACAP Ethics Committee.

Articles
Education on ethics is essential for all aspects of child and adolescent psychiatry practice and all levels of practitioners, from students, residents to practitioners. While there are a range of approaches to teaching ethics, crucial aspects include helping participants develop a framework for: identifying and analyzing ethical issues; recognizing and determining own values and standards; and developing problem solving strategies and interventions.

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  4. Sondheimer A. Teaching ethics and forensic psychiatry: a national survey of child and adolescent psychiatry training programs. Acad Psychiatry. 1998 Winter;22(4):240-52. PubMed PMID: 11658168.
  5. Sondheimer A, Martucci LC. An approach to teaching ethics in child and adolescent psychiatry. J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry. 1992 May;31(3):415-22. PubMed PMID: 1592772.