NYCCAP Wellness Cooking Class with Chef Sarah Steinhorn, February 20, 2021  

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Career Night 2021 (virtual)
NYCCAP's Career Night 2021 (virtual)
Tuesday, February 23, 2021
7:00 - 8:30 pm ET 
REGISTER NOW! (deadline: February 20)
Dinner Included! Event attendees will each receive a $15 Seamless gift card for future use.
The NYCCAP Training & Education Committee and MIT Subcommittee are sponsoring Career Night 2021. Career Night is open to medical students, residents and fellows who are interested in learning more about the various career trajectories within Child and Adolescent Psychiatry. Participants will also have the opportunity to network with entry-level, mid-career, and seasoned NYCCAP members. 


Bake bread,
Break Bread

"Bake bread, Break Bread: A Night of Cooking & Connecting--Creativity in a Pandemic"

Saturday, February 20, 2021
Time: 5:00 pm

Chef Sarah Steinhorn (bio)

We will be cooking:

  • Hearty chili, vegetarian optional
  • Double dark chocolate and cherry cookies

Join in on the virtual fun of a cooking class. Let’s make lemonade out of lemons during the pandemic!

Advocacy Hour (virtual)
Sponsored by NYCCAP, NYCPS, & NYCMS

Advocacy Hour (virtual)
Sponsored by NYCCAP, NYCPS, & NYCMS

Thursday, February 4, 2021
7:30 pm ET

Registration: Closed
Free to all APA, AMA, and NYCCAP Members

Confirmed Legislators include:
NY State Assembly Member Deborah Glick
NY State Assembly Member Richard Gottfried
NY State Assembly Member Linda Rosenthal

Did you know . . . 
Legal-Psychosocial Resource for Immigrant Families in NYC
includes Manhattan, Bronx, Long Island, Queens, Brooklyn, and more 

New York Times: Children Shouldn’t Be Dying at the Border. Here’s How You Can Help.
Migrants mainly from Central America seeking asylum guide their children through the entrance of a World War II-era airplane hangar in Deming, N.M., that is being used as a shelter.

The United States needs an immigration policy that combines border security, justice and humanity. No one with a conscience can look at the photo of an asylum seeker and his 23-month-old daughter lying dead on the bank of the Rio Grande and accept the status quo. READ MORE 

AACAP New Policy Statement: Separating Immigrant Children From Their Families

AACAP New Policy Statement: Separating Immigrant Children From Their Families
The American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry (AACAP), a medical association representing physicians dedicated to the health of children and families around the globe, advocates putting an end to the practice of separating immigrant children from their families. (more . . .)

NY Assembly Bill goes to the NY Senate (A03977)

Conversion Therapy Bill passes NY Assembly!  On to the Senate!
On May 1, the NY Assembly passed a bill banning conversion therapy:
Bill:  A03977 
The bill now moves to the NY Senate.

What do I need to know if the DACA Program ends?

There are some reports that President Trump may end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program soon.  At this time, we do not know when or if the DACA program will be terminated or what the end of the program may look like. 

New York State Dept of Health Mandatory Requirement

The New York Public Health Law was amended last year to establish new mandatory continuing education requirements in the areas of pain management, palliative care and addiction. These changes reflect efforts to address the problem of opioid abuse. 
PHL Section 3309-a(3) requires all physicians (including all non-physician prescribers) who . . . (read more)

CAP Workforce

Organized by state and includes the state shortage rate

C2C integrates mental health services into programs already serving low-income communities where people may not know they need help, or are reluctant to access it. ". . . our city is taking a huge leap forward in our quest to embed mental health resources in the places where people live, work, play, and go for help." -- Chirlane McCray, First Lady and Chair, Mayor's Fund to Advance New York City (see Letter from the First Lady)