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Talking to KidsTalking to Children About Violence

We are deeply saddened by the tragic news of the school shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Broward County, Florida. As an association dedicated to helping children and families around the globe, our thoughts are with those impacted by yet another act of senseless violence.

In hopes of helping children and families deal with violence, we’ve compiled the following resources:

Today, we stand together and grieve for those affected by this tragedy. Tomorrow, we will continue to work together in our efforts to help children and their families everywhere.

All About AACAP’s Latest Presidential Initiative

Incoming AACAP President Karen Dineen Wagner, MD, PhD, presented her Presidential Address: Depression Awareness and Screening in Children and Adolescents at AACAP’s 64th Annual Meeting. Read her speech and listen to JAACAP’s January 2018 podcast to learn more about Dr. Wagner’s initiative, AACAP’s focus throughout her term, and how you can get involved.

New Practice Parameter Open for Member Review

Review and comment on AACAP’s current Practice Parameter draft: Assessment and Treatment of Psychiatric Symptoms and Disorders in Children and Adolescents with Intellectual Disability.  Log in to access the parameter and please email your comments by February 20 to kferguson@aacap.org.  This draft is for member review only and should not be distributed to others who are not members of AACAP.


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