Regional Council of Eastern Pennsylvania & Southern New Jersey Child and Adolescent Psychiatry - Meetings, Activities and Events
- 2023 Meeting Dates
- Jan. 11
No August Mtg.
Our Regional Council Meetings are held on the 2nd Wednesday of the month unless otherwise notified. Please use the conference line number to join in the meeting if you are not able to attend in person 1-800-944-8766. PIN#: 19702#.
Mission of the AACAP
Promote the healthy development of children, adolescents, and families through research, training, prevention, comprehensive diagnosis and treatment and to meet the professional needs of child and adolescent psychiatrists throughout their careers. The Regional Council of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry of Eastern Pennsylvania and Southern New Jersey supports this mission statement.
The Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist
The child and adolescent psychiatrist is a physician who specializes in the diagnosis and the treatment of disorders of thinking, feeling and/or behavior affecting children, adolescents, and their families. A child and adolescent psychiatrist offers families the advantages of a medical education, the medical traditions of professional ethics, and medical responsibility for providing comprehensive care.
Criteria for Distinguished Fellow
Certification by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology in Child Psychiatry, unless child psychiatry training was undertaken before 1953, five years experience in, and a major professional interest and activity in the field of child psychiatry since the completion of training. Certification in Osteopathic Association Board of Neurology and Psychiatry Board Certification in Child Psychiatry. Fellow Members are eligible for election to all offices, and have all voting privileges.