Child and Adolescent Psychiatry training emphasizes developmental considerations. Biological, sociocultural, psychodynamic, behavioral, and familial aspects of childhood and adolescence and their problems are covered in both clinical and didactic experiences. Consultation with ambulatory and hospital pediatric services is an essential part of child and adolescent training. In addition, residents consult with schools, courts and social welfare agencies.
Parent Medication Guide (2013)
- Anxiety Deficit and Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) (.pdf)
- Trastorno por Déficit de Atención e Hiperactividad (TDAH) (.pdf)
In partnership with the American Academy of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry, APA developed this toolkit to address the issues unique to practicing telepsychiatry with children and adolescents. The series of videos covers topics in telepsychiatry related to history, training, practice/clinical issues, reimbursement, and legal issues from leading child and adolescent psychiatrists.
College Counseling from a Distance: Deciding Whether and When to Engage in Telemental Health Services (.pdf) (2019)
APA and The Higher Education Mental Health Alliance has published a useful guide for mental health practitioners who treat college-age students on the factors to consider in providing counseling from a distance.
The Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Fellowship is designed to promote interest and a career in child and adolescent psychiatry.