About the American Society for Adolescent Psychiatry
Since its founding in 1967, the American Society for Adolescent Psychiatry (ASAP) has served as a professional network for its members and a specialized community dedicated to advocacy for adolescent mental health, and the education and development of mental health professionals who serve adolescents and young adults. Membership is open to psychiatrists and other mental health professionals with an interest in adolescents and/or young adults. READ MORE
The Benefits of Membership
Members of the American Society for Adolescent Psychiatry become a part of the most prominent organization dedicated to Adolescent Psychiatry. ASAP provides continuing medical education programs to mental health professionals. Members also receive national and local fellowships, access to ASAP's referrals network, and help provide a voice for adolescent psychiatry. We invite you to join ASAP and a recognized member of the adolescent treatment community.
What is Certification in Adolescent Psychiatry?
The American Board of Adolescent Psychiatry (ABAP) was established to offer a route to certification for psychiatrists with competence in treating adolescents who have not obtained formal subspecialty training in the treatment of children. In 2011, ABAP was reorganized under the auspices of the American Society for Adolescent Psychiatry (ASAP). The exam for certification is offered annually in conjunction with our ASAP's meeting in New York.
2017 ASAP Annual Meeting
March 17 - 19, 2017
Plan to join us for the upcoming annual meeting of ASAP.
ABAP Certification Applications
Deadline February 1, 2017
Receive your certification with the Adolescent Board of Adolescent Psychiatry.
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ASAP publishes a quarterly newsletter. Access is made available to current ASAP members.