For Immediate Release
Contact:Rob Grant, Communications Director
202.966.7300, Ext 119
Amanda Greenberg, Communications Coordinator
202.966.7300 ext. 154
Honolulu, Hawaii, September 3, 2009 — The American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry convenes its 56th Annual Meeting in Honolulu, Hawaii October 27-November 1, 2009. Registration for the meeting is free for credentialed journalists.
Who: More than 3,500 child and adolescent psychiatrists and allied experts on childhood and adolescent mental illnesses from the United States and more than 100 countries.
What: The AACAP Annual Meeting will include:
- Eight Full day Institutes on psychopharmacology, autism, ADHD, bipolar disorder and eating disorders, among other topics. Plus, the Maintenance of Certification Institute will cover the topics of autism, psychotic disorders, and updates on relevant topics for child and adolescent psychiatrists.
- 34 Workshops offering practical clinical information on such topics as cognitive behavioral therapy, autism, anxiety, adolescent depression, eating disorders, genetics, learning disabilities, private practice administration, suicide, telepsychiatry, trauma and much more.
- Over 60 Symposia and Clinical Perspectives in such areas as ADHD, substance abuse, pediatric bipolar disorder, autism, depression, eating disorders, genetics, HIV, juvenile justice, obsessive compulsive disorder, oppositional defiant disorder and systems of care.
- More than 300 New Research Poster presentations.
Where: The Hilton Hawaiian Village
When: October 27-November 1, 2009
Journalists should pre-register by contacting AACAP’s Communications Coordinator, Amanda Greenberg at email@example.com or 202.966.7300, ext. 154. A preliminary program for the AACAP Annual Meeting is available on www.aacap.org.