Clinical Practice Guidelines, Clinical Updates, Practice Parameters, and Resource Centers
Guidelines, Updates, and Parameters
AACAP Parameters, Principles, and Guidelines are clinical practice guidelines developed by the AACAP Committee on Quality Issues to encourage best practices in child mental health. They are designed to provide clinicians with assessment and treatment recommendations for child and adolescent psychiatric disorders and with principles guiding the general and special assessment of children, adolescents, and their families, and the management of children and adolescents with special mental health needs.
AACAP Resource Centers empower consumers through patient education. Each AACAP Resource Center contains consumer-friendly definitions, answers to frequently asked questions, clinical resources, expert videos, and abstracts from the JAACAP, Scientific Proceedings and Facts for Families relevant to each disorder.