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The 2021 AACAP election for President-Elect, Secretary, Treasurer, two Councilors-at-Large, and two Nominating Committee Members is now open! 

Voting is open for members from Tuesday, May 11 until Thursday, June 10 at 11:59 pm ET.


In honor of Mental Health Awareness Month, AACAP has compiled a series of resources for families looking to learn more about mental health help.


AACAP President Gaye Carlson, MD, continues the discussion of the other pandemic with Victor Fornari, MD, MS, professor of psychiatry and pediatrics, Zucker School of Medicine.


Developed by AACAP's Asian Caucus, this resource library provides resources for Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) families to effectively support their children, educate others, take action, and more.


AACAP is now accepting applications for the 2021 International Scholar Awards!  The deadline to apply is June 1, 2021.


While not a cause for celebration, the verdict shows that change – meaningful and important change – is possible.  Read more.  

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Check out the new AACAP Facts For Families; Children and Racism.


Sponsored by the Diversity & Culture Committee, this four-part lecture series explores complex social issues that have been further impacted by the pandemic.


AACAP and AACP are excited to announce a new assessment tool for children and adolescents ages 6-18. The brand new Child and Adolescent Level of Care/Service Intensity Utilization System (CALOCUS-CASII) is a unification of the CALOCUS and CASII assessment tools for children and adolescents. CALOCUS-CASII provides determination of the appropriate intensity of services needed by a child or adolescent and their family, and guides provision of ongoing service planning and treatment outcome monitoring in all clinical and community-based settings. Read more.

Visit https://www.calocus-casii.org/ to learn more.



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