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The Royal College of Psychiatrists Improving the lives of people with mental illness

Faculty of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry

The Faculty of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry 

Most of the members of the Child and Adolescent Faculty work in the field of child and adolescent mental health.


Nevertheless, we welcome psychiatrists working in other psychiatric specialities, who have an interest in, or some dealings with the mental health of children, adolescents and families.


Faculty and Executive

Includes Faculty business, who's who, regional information, details of projects and initatives.


Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Faculty and Executive Committee



General information

Factsheets, reading suggestions, links to other resources for young people, parents or carers.


Child and adolescent mental health





Faculty Training Committee, the PMETB, syllabus for trainees, links to training schemes.


Training in child and adolescent psychiatry




CAMHS: network that works with community-based child and adolescent mental health services.

Research in child and adolescent psychiatry



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Elections to membership of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry Faculty Executive

Vacancies will arise in 2015 for the positions of Vice Chair and Executive Members (9 vacancies).   Notice of Election and Nomination form can be found by following the links below. Nominations should be received at the College by 2 February 2015.



The Child & Adolescent Psychiatry Surveillance System (CAPSS) Based within the College Centre for Quality Improvement (CCQI), CAPSS assists clinicians and researchers in ascertaining nationally cases of rare childhood mental health conditions. 

Young People’s Volunteers to join the Royal College of Psychiatrists Child and Family Public Education Board. Find out more...



New guidance: When to see a child and adolescent psychiatrist


CAP News Digest:
December 2014



Summer/Autumn 2014  


Other items:

CAP Medical Student Essay Prize - now open