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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 curriculum, 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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Faculty of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry Annual Conference

Date: 16-18 September 2016

Venue: Brighton

Further information



FR CAP 01: Survey of in-patient admissions for children and young people with mental health problems



New guidance: When to see a child and adolescent psychiatrist


CAP News Digest:
February 2015



Winter 2014/2015  


Medical Student Essay Prize

2015 prize now open



Transition - developmentally appropriate care for young people with long term conditions

Date: 12 October 2015

Venue: London




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.