A Message from the President . . . 
Dear Colleagues:
As the current KACAP President, I welcome you to our website and encourage you to look around and learn more about exciting developments within our organization. With the support of our executive committee, including Fareesh Kanga, MD (President Elect) and Amy Meadows, MD, MHS (Secretary/ Treasurer), I am putting forth my Presidential Initiative to promote advocacy for improved access to behavioral health care for the most vulnerable of this state and beyond: our children.
 
A first step towards this goal is empowering the Child and Adolescent Psychiatrists of Kentucky through engagement in our regional organization. With youth suicide rates on the rise and Kentucky suicide rates higher than  READ MORE 
UPCOMING EVENTS


AACAP 66th Annual Meeting

October 14-19, 2019
Hyatt Regency Chicago, 151 East Wacker Drive, Chicago, IL 60601

Kentucky Reunion/Reception 

Kentucky Reception (during AACAP's meeting)
Sponsored jointly by KACAP, University of Kentucky, and University of Louisville)
Thursday, October 17, 2019
8:00 - 10:00 p.m.
Location:  Hyatt Regency Chicago, Ogden Room, Third Floor, West TowerChicago, IL
All members are invited.

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November 22, 2019
7:30 a.m. - 4:15 p.m.
University of Louisville Shelby Campus, Founders Union Bldg, 450 N. Whittington Parkway, Louisville, KY 
This symposium will address identification, treatment and resources available for the many behavioral health challenges that impact the children of Kentucky. Topics addressed will include the opioid crisis, pediatric suicidality, human trafficking and exposure to violence.
 
To register, use the Norton Healthcare CME app; scan the QR code; or visit NortonHealthcare.com/CME, select “CME activities” and locate this activity 

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Friday, December 13, 2019
6:00 - 9:00 p.m.
Location:  Fairfield Inn, 40 Chenault Road, Phoenix Room, Frankfort, KY  40601 

Living on Automatic: How Emotional Conditioning Shapes Our Lives and Relationships
by KACAP Member Christine Adams, MD
 

 
Living on Automatic develops the ground-breaking new concept of “emotional conditioning," including how it occurs and how it harms people’s relationships, leading to emotional illness.The concept is described by the late adult psychiatrist, Homer B. Martin, MD, and child psychiatrist, Christine B. L. Adams, MD. Together they have eighty years of combined experience doing dynamic psychotherapy with several thousand patients of all ages. 
 
Recently the book was named an Award-Winning Finalist in the “Best New Non-Fiction” category of the 2018 Best Book Awards sponsored by American Book Fest: http://americanbookfest.com/2018bbafullresults.html

 

Looking for a child and adolescent psychiatrist in Kentucky?  Use this link to search to find one in your area:
 
For more information, please contact general@kacapky.org