AACAP


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AcronymDefinition
AACAPAmerican Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
AACAPAmerican Association of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
AACAPATSIC/Army Community Assistance Program
AACAPArmy Aboriginal Community Assistance Program (Australia)
AACAPArea Agency on Aging of the Capital Area (Texas)
AACAPAssociate of the Australian College of Ambulance Professionals (Australia)
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Minister Payne said the six-month AACAP deployment aims to harness the skills of the talented construction, trade and training personnel in the Army.
The journal of the AACAP began to publish more randomized controlled trials of medication treatments in children with DSM-codified diagnoses, and clinicians became more comfortable using stimulants, antidepressants, and even antipsychotic medications in the outpatient setting.
Additional strategies for CCE interviews, drawing on AACAP (1997), ACA (2005), AMHCA (2010), APA (2010), and AFCC (2006) guidelines, are as follows:
citing studies from the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and the New England Journal of Medicine)); see also AACAP Practice Parameters, supra note 24, at 903 (discussing research reviews of pharmacological and non-pharmacological treatments and noting "the superiority of the stimulant over the nondrug treatment").
AACAP and APA pledge to work with FDA on determining prevalence of ADHD adverse medication events (Press release).
The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) and the AACAP Task Force on Mental Health endorse that primary care providers be trained to screen children for mental health problems, receive reimbursement for mental health assessment and treatment, and receive consultation and collaboration with mental health professionals to be able to provide care for children with mental health problems.
As noted by the AACAP website, "medication may be prescribed for hyperactivity or distractibility" (2007, [paragraph] 5).
Practice guidelines suggest that the assessment of ADHD should include a clinical interview conducted with the child and parent, information from the child's school about academic, behavioral, and social functioning, screening for comorbid conditions, and standardized, norm-referenced ratings from parents and teachers (American Academy of Pediatrics, 2000; Pliszka & AACAP Work Group on Quality Issues, 2007).
The site contains information on child and adolescent psychiatry, fact sheets for parents and caregivers, AACAP membership, current research, practice guidelines, managed care information, and meeting information.
In 2018, AACAP will be celebrating 22 years of successful collaboration between Department of Prime Minister and Cabinet, the Department of Defence and state and territory governments to deliver much needed infrastructure to 42 communities around Australia.
Greenhill advocated employing these agents within the framework of published guidelines, including one from the AACAP, specific to the management of ADHD in children.