Welcome to the Wisconsin Council of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry (WISCCAP) website! A great deal of useful information is here for both the public and WISCCAP members alike. WISCCAP is a state non-profit organization comprised of over 130 practicing child and adolescent (pediatric) psychiatrists throughout Wisconsin. It’s a member of the Assembly of Regional Organizations . . . (more)

Kathleen A. Koth, DO,
WISCCAP President

The WISCCAP 2018 election of President-Elect, Secretary, Treasurer, one Member-At-Large, two Assembly Delegates, and one Assembly Alternate Delegate will be held this fall.  If you would like to anonymously nominate yourself or a colleague, please click here.
 
Deadline:  July 31, 2018 
WISCCAP grants up to three (3) travel awards annually to qualified child and adolescent psychiatry fellows, psychiatric residents, and/or medical students. The purpose of the award is to provide travel financial assistance ($250 or $500) to attend annual meetings of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry (AACAP) in October. Apply Now!
 
Deadline: June 15, 2018 
UPCOMING EVENTS

Image result for Glacier Canyon Lodge at Wilderness ResortWISCCAP 2018 Fall Meeting
September 28, 2018 (immediately following the WPA meeting)
Location: Glacier Canyon Lodge at Wilderness Resort, The Dells, 45 Hillman Rd, Wisconsin Dells, Wisconsin 53965 

"Pediatric Special Topics"
March 24, 2018
8:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. 
Location: Delafield Hotel, 415 Genesee Street, Delafield, WI 53018
Featuring Angela Rabbitt, DO; Thomas Huffer, MD; and Lynn D'Andrea, MD
Meeting minutes (in progress) 

October 22-27, 2018
Location: Washington State Convention Center, Seattle, WA 
 
Assembly of Regional Organizations Meeting
October 23, 2018
Location: Washington State Convention Center, Seattle, WA 
 JOURNAL
The goal of the Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry (JAACAP) is to advance the science and practice of child and adolescent psychiatry by publishing original research and papers of theoretical, scientific, and clinical relevance to the field.
 
ADVOCACY

The Wisconsin State legislature reconvenes this Fall to begin deliberations on the 2017-2019 biennial budget. The session is likely to be contentious one with Republicans prioritizing tax relief and Democrats aiming to strengthen social service programming. There are two prospective proposals that we will be following closely in this forthcoming session. (more)

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November 14, 2017--The Wisconsin Medical Society Foundation and University of Wisconsin Medical Alumni Association co-hosted "Operation: Education," an evening of professional exploration, socializing, and fun for physicians and medical students.
Highlights/Photos: click here
 
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January 16, 2018--The Wisconsin Medical Society Foundation and the Medical College of Wisconsin/ Marquette Medical Alumni Association co-hosted a great evening of professional exploration, networking and fun for physicians and medical students.
Highlights/Photos: click here
 
 
MEMBERSHIP

Dual membership in WISCCAP and AACAP is required and includes a subscription to the Journal. WISCCAP/AACAP focuses on providing child and adolescent psychiatrists the resources they need in order to promote mentally healthy children, adolescents, and families.
 
WISCCAP membership is free for residents and medical students.  Wisconsin training programs include:
 

     Robert Chayer, MD
     CAP Division Director

     Kathleen A. Koth, DO
     CAP Training Director

University of Wisconsin--Madison/Dept of Psychiatry

     Vacant
     CAP Division Director

     Brooke Kwiecinski, MD
     CAP Training Director

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Highlights &
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ARTICLES:

William Swift, MD
 
October 11, 2016--
Slender Man Defense Questions Insanity Law 

Slender Man Case Stays in Adult Court

(WISCCAP will keep you updated on this case that has received worldwide attention.)



News & Press from AAP--WI Chapter: WISCCAP launches new website!
White Paper:
Wisconsin Council on Children and Families, WisKids Count Policy Brief

2016 ABPN Crucial Issues Forum Report:
8-page report documenting presentations and discussion summaries from forum held April 10-11, 2016, Chicago, IL.


Wisconsin State legislature reconvenes this fall to begin deliberations on the 2017-2019 biennial budget

MegaVote/Congress.org

 
For more information, please contact info@wisccap.org.