2017 Meeting Dates
January 11
February 8
March 8
April 12
May 10
June 14
July 13
August - No meeting
September 13
October 11
November 8
December 13

Our Regional Council Meetings are held on the 2nd Wednesday of the month unless otherwise notified. Please use the conference line number to join in the meeting if you are not able to attend in person 1-800-944-8766. PIN#: 19702#.

Mission of the AACAP

Promote the healthy development of children, adolescents, and families through research, training, prevention, comprehensive diagnosis and treatment and to meet the professional needs of child and adolescent psychiatrists throughout their careers. The Regional Council of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry of Eastern Pennsylvania and Southern New Jersey supports this mission statement.

The Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist
The child and adolescent psychiatrist is a physician who specializes in the diagnosis and the treatment of disorders of thinking, feeling and/or behavior affecting children, adolescents, and their families. A child and adolescent psychiatrist offers families the advantages of a medical education, the medical traditions of professional ethics, and medical responsibility for providing comprehensive care.

Criteria for Distinguished Fellow
Certification by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology in Child Psychiatry, unless child psychiatry training was undertaken before 1953, five years experience in, and a major professional interest and activity in the field of child psychiatry since the completion of training. Certification in Osteopathic Association Board of Neurology and Psychiatry Board Certification in Child Psychiatry. Fellow Members are eligible for election to all offices, and have all voting privileges.

Upcoming Events:

Bullying/Cyberbullying Conference
Place: Delaware County Intermediate Unit, Morton, PA
Date: Wednesday, November 8, 2017.
Daytime Event Time TBD

Dr. Elizabeth Englander, Ph.D., Founder and Director of the Massachusetts Aggression Reduction Center (MARC) at Bridgewater State University. Dr. Englander has collaborated with the Attorney General of Massachusetts, the Department of Public Health, the Massachusetts State Senate, and the Massachusetts Campus Safety Task Force through the Department of Higher Education on initiatives to address children's violence.

Dr. Carlotta Miles, MD, A nationally known speaker and writer on subjects related to the psychological development of school-age children and adolescents. With more than 40 years of experience in Child Psychiatry, Dr. Miles practices in Washington, DC, and has been featured on CNN, PBS< Fox Morning News, Entertainment Tonight, and other media outlets.

Presentations from the Federal Bureau of Investigation, the District Attorney's Office, The Support Center for Child Advocates and A Youth Panel.

For questions or concerns, contact Carol Coffman at coffmanc@verizon.net.