About CAPSGW

CAPSGW is a regional organization of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry. It is a not- for profit 501 (c) 3 medical specialty organization representing the approximately 250 child and adolescent psychiatrists in the District of Columbia, suburban Maryland, and Northern Virginia.

One of the main objectives of The Child and Adolescent Psychiatric Society of Greater Washington is to stimulate and advance contributions of the knowledge and treatment of psychiatric problems of children and adolescents, both within its membership and in the community at large, within Washington, D.C., and those adjacent states from which its membership is drawn.

CAPSGW also serves as the Regional Organization of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry represented in the Assembly of Regional Organizations of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry (the Assembly) of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, for Washington, D.C. and nearby states.