Welcome to the new website of the Wisconsin Council of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry (WISCCAP)! There is a great deal of useful information here for both the public and WISCCAP members alike. WISCCAP is a state non-profit organization comprised of over 130 practicing child and adolescent (pediatric) psychiatrists throughout Wisconsin. It’s a member of the Assembly of Regional Organizations . . . (more)

Kathleen A. Koth, DO, 
WISCCAP President 
UPCOMING EVENTS 

(see our Photo Gallery) 
Saturday, April 8, 2017 
8:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Theme:  Juvenile Justice in Wisconsin
The Delafield Hotel, Delafield, WI

Break the Cycle of Children's Mental Illnesses
August 17 – October 23, 2017
Starting in Seattle, WA and concluding at AACAP's 2017 Annual Meeting in Washington, DC 

Update from AACAP (June 8, 2017)
1. Save-the-Date! October Legislative Program and Congressional Visits during AACAP’s Annual Meeting Announced: As discussed, AACAP is excited to announce a new lobby program with Congressional visit scheduled for 2017 AACAP Annual Meeting attendees on Monday, October 23, . . . more

WISCCAP Executive Committee Meeting 
Saturday, October 1, 2016
Location: Intercontinental Hotel, Milwaukee, WI
See minutes.

October 23-28, 2017
Washington Marriott Wardman Park & Omni Shoreham Hotel
Washington, DC 
 JOURNAL
The goal of the Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry (JAACAP) is to advance the science and practice of child and adolescent psychiatry by publishing original research and papers of theoretical, scientific, and clinical relevance to the field.
ADVOCACY

The Wisconsin State legislature reconvenes this Fall to begin deliberations on the 2017-2019 biennial budget. The session is likely to be contentious one with Republicans prioritizing tax relief and Democrats aiming to strengthen social service programming. There are two prospective proposals that we will be following closely in this forthcoming session. (more)
 
 
MEMBERSHIP

Dual membership in WISCCAP and AACAP is required and includes a subscription to the Journal. WISCCAP/AACAP focuses on providing child and adolescent psychiatrists the resources they need in order to promote mentally healthy children, adolescents, and families.
 
WISCCAP membership is free for residents and medical students.  Wisconsin training programs include:
 

     Robert Chayer, MD
     CAP Division Director

     Kathleen A. Koth, DO
     CAP Training Director

University of Wisconsin--Madison/Dept of Psychiatry

     Vacant
     CAP Division Director

     Brooke Kwiecinski, MD
     CAP Training Director

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Highlights &
Quick Links


Articles:
October 11, 2016--
Slender Man Defense Questions Insanity Law 

Slender Man Case Stays in Adult Court

(WISCCAP will keep you updated on this case that has received worldwide attention.)



News & Press from AAP--WI Chapter: WISCCAP launches new website!
White Paper:
Wisconsin Council on Children and Families, WisKids Count Policy Brief

2016 ABPN Crucial Issues Forum Report:
8-page report documenting presentations and discussion summaries from forum held April 10-11, 2016, Chicago, IL.


Wisconsin State legislature reconvenes this fall to begin deliberations on the 2017-2019 biennial budget

MegaVote/Congress.org

 
For more information, please contact info@wisccap.org.