Welcome to the website of the European Society for Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
According to its statutes, ESCAP pursues the following aims:
The goals of ESCAP:
The ESCAP has three Divisions: an Academic, a Clinical and a Policy Division
The role of the Academic Division is to act as a forum for exchange of scientific research and to promote education and training, especially research training, in the field of child and adolescent psychiatry and mental health.
The role of the Clinical Division is to promote the quality of professional work and activities in child and adolescent psychiatry and the standing of the profession.
The role of the Policy Division is to promote national health policies, public awareness and public advocacy related to the mental health of children and adolescents, and to increase the standing and authority of the Society in Europe and in the European Union.
Ruud Professor Minderaa, the Netherlands,
President of ESCAP