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See the latest news, reports and resources from the Faculty of Child and Adolescent psychiatry.

Tribute to Professor Sir Michael Rutter

It is a year since the passing of Professor Sir Michael Rutter, ‘The Father of Child Psychiatry.’ At a memorial day in June, friends, families and colleagues reflected on his life and amazing contribution to child psychiatry and developmental psychopathology as we know it today.

Watch the tribute video that capture the highlights of Sir Michael’s memorial day on 27 June 2022.

RCPsych CAP Trainee Conference 2023

Friday 31 March 2023, 9am - 5pm on Zoom

Please book your place now. The programme can be viewed for further information.


The invasion of Ukraine with the attendant loss of life, injuries and displacement of families is devastating for its citizens and of concern to us all.

The impact on children is described well in the following paper War hits children first.

There are helpful resources for those who wish to support children and families who are directly or indirectly affected by the war on our website:

We wish to extend our support to our colleagues from Ukraine and to let you know that there is help available from the Psychiatrists Support Service.


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Access a variety of resources for psychiatrists, trainees and other mental health professionals, such as books, webinars and eLearning materials.

We produce a variety of leaflets on young people's mental health, catering for both young people, and parents, carers and teachers.

You can also see other resources such as books, films, helplines and websites.

You can view our resources around Ukraine in the main hub for resources.

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