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

Advocacy at the Capitol
January 30, 2018
Monona Terrace Convention Ctr
Madison, WI
Register: click here
Over 400 physicians and medical students are expected to gather and learn first-hand how to participate, and make a difference, in the legislative process. The event includes participation by more than 20 different physician organizations (including WISCCAP) and will again feature keynote speakers.

AACAP 2018 Pediatric Psychopharmacology Update Institute
Cutting-Edge Psychopharmacology: Fads vs. Facts?
January, 26-27, 2018
Location: New York Marriott at the Brooklyn Bridge, Brooklyn, NY

AACAP Assembly of Regional Organizations Meetinfg
October 24, 2017
Washington, DC
Click here to see highlights.

WISCCAP Executive Committee Meeting 
Friday, October 6, 2017, 5:30 p.m.
Location: Water Street Brewery, 1101 N. Water Street, Milwaukee, WI 53202

Break the Cycle Logo
WISCCAP's Break the Cycle of Children's Mental Illnesses (article)
August 17 – October 23, 2017
 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:

William Swift, MD
 
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.