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Upcoming Events
Early Career Psychiatrist Support Group: Meet & Greet
Early Career Psychiatrist Support Group: Meet & Greet
Sponsored by the NYCCAP ECP Committee
Thursday, December 6, 2018
8:00 - 9:30 p.m.

Location: 26 W. 9th Street, Suite 6B, New York, NY
If you're an Early Career Psychiatrist (1-5 years out of training) and want to network and have interest in joining our first ECP support group (aims to offer peer supervision, peer emotional support, and just a safe space to connect on life after training), Please join us on December 6!
No registrtation necessary.  Please contact Jennifer O'Keeffe, MD with questions.

NYCCAP: "Families in Crisis: Reports from the Frontline"

"Families in Crisis: Reports from the Frontline"
Sponsored by NYCCAP's Collaborate Systems, Disaster & Trauma, and Advocacy Committees
Thursday January 10, 2019
7:00 - 9:30 p.m.

Location: One Park Avenue, 7th Floor, New York, NY
NYCCAP is hosting this event to draw attention to the traumatic impact of current immigration policies on immigrant families. We will welcome a family who faced separation and child psychiatrists involved with Cayuga Centers NYC for a candid discussion on this topic.  

AACAP 2019 Pediatric Psychopharmacology Update Institute
Early Treatment Intervention: When, What, and For How Long?

AACAP 2019 Pediatric Psychopharmacology Update Institute
Early Treatment Intervention: When, What, and For How Long?

January 25-26, 2019
Location: New York Marriott at the Brooklyn Bridge – Brooklyn, NY

Co-Chaired by:

NYCCAP Theater Night: “To Kill a Mockingbird”

NYCCAP Theater Night: “To Kill a Mockingbird”
Tuesday, May 7, 2019
Show Time: 7:00 p.m.

Location: Shubert Theatre, 225 West 44th Street, New York, NY
Note: Due to the early show time, a post-show gathering is planned. Details will be announced when available.

Ticket Prices:
$169.00 Orchestra/Front Mezzanine (25 tickets available)
$139.00 Rear Orchestra/Mid-Mezzanine (25 tickets available)
$ 69.00 Rear Mezzanine (15 tickets available)
$ 49.00 Front Balcony (15 tickets available)
$ 39.00 Rear Balcony (20 tickets available to trainees only)
(Note: Half-priced tickets:  SOLD OUT) 

NYCCAP's Wilfred C. Hulse Award Lecture featuring Scott Palyo, MD

"Working with Children with a History of Trauma"
featuring Scott Palyo, MD that includes a panel of Victoria Dexter, LCSW, PhD; Sherri Papamihalis, LSCW; Arisly Rodrgiuez, LCSW; Aisha M Mabarak, MA, MHC-LP
Wednesday, November 14, 2018
6:30 - 8:30 p.m.
(6:30 dinner, 7:00 presentations)
Location: NYU Langone, Smilow Seminar Room, 550 First Avenue, New York, NY 10016
Did you know . . . 
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)