The mission of AACAP is to 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.
ACA is a not-for-profit, professional and educational organization that is dedicated to the growth and enhancement of the counseling profession. This page features conferences, podcasts, continuing education, news, public policy, blog posts, and community discussions.
The Foundation, led by Lady Gaga and her mother Cynthia Germanotta, is dedicated to creating a safe community that helps connect young people with the skills and opportunities they need to build a kinder, braver world.
The Belmont Report was written by the National Commission for the Protection of Human Subjects of Biomedical and Behavioral Research. The Commission, created as a result of the National Research Act of 1974, was charged with identifying the basic ethical principles that should underlie the conduct of biomedical and behavioral research involving human subjects and developing guidelines to assure that such research is conducted in accordance with those principles.
This site was developed to educate the public and professionals about mental health treatments that have the strongest scientific support, and are most likely to work for child and adolescent mental health symptoms.
USPSTF was first convened by the U.S. Public Health Service to rigorously evaluate clinical research in order to assess the merits of preventive measures. Its recommendations are considered the "gold standard" for clinical preventive services. This page is an up-to-date list of all current recommendations for children and adolescents.