Some contributors stated that they could access these opportunities as part of general psychiatry training, although in some countries (e.g. Feature Flags last update: Wed Dec 02 2020 04:06:14 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time) Unmet needs of child and adolescent psychiatrists among Asian and European countries: does the Human Development Index (HDI) count? This is an Open Access article, distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution licence (, Hostname: page-component-79f79cbf67-nqzjh More than half of respondents (12/17, 71%) said they were able to access adequate opportunities to participate in ongoing research projects. The new changes came into effect on 1 January 2018. The work of the UEMS Section and Board for Child and Adolescent Psychiatry/Psychotherapy. The trainees identified a variety of strengths and weaknesses in their respective curricula. Child and Adolescent Program . "peerReview": true, and A.S. helped in collation of data and preparation of parts of the manuscript. It is acknowledged that the above summary is based on the perspectives of one or two young CAP psychiatrists from each of the countries represented and hence merits a careful interpretation. Regular protected hours dedicated to supervision was a common theme that trainees rated of high importance. One of the authors is chair of the CAP working group of the European Federation of Psychiatric Trainees (EFPT). Our Program The Child and Adolescent Mental Health Care Program (CAMHCP) provides clinical services for children and youth up to 17 years of age and their families. In fact, such sessions are mandatory in only a minority of the countries (5/16, 31%). Feature Flags: { The curriculum for this 5-year track (with 3 years spent in the adult psychiatry residency before transitioning to the 2-year child and adolescent psychiatry fellowship) allows for earlier, more in-depth exposure to pediatrics for those who already know they wish to serve this vulnerable and crucial population. Similarly, a 3- to 5-month fellowship in CAP is offered in some institutes in Ukraine. Bilateral collaboration between the University of Michigan and the Ghana College of Physicians as well as Universitas Indonesia's collaboration with the University of Hawaii are some other relevant examples. The Division of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry at the University of Alberta is pleased to offer our Royal College-accredited Child and Adolescent Psychiatry (CAP) Subspecialty Residency Program. The Division of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Sub-specialty Program at McMaster University, consistent with the Royal College requirements, is two years. The University of Toronto has a long tradition of training senior residents and fellows in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry (CAP), and in 2012 our CAP subspecialty training program was among the first in Canada to receive full accreditation by the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada. This article is a summary of perspectives on training curricula from child and adolescent psychiatry trainees globally. It is also a well-recognised fact that across those countries that offer training in child psychiatry, the content and breadth of the curriculum is extremely variable and inconsistent.Reference Hirota, Guerrero and Sartorius4. Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Subspecialty . This page contains the curricula documents for specialty training in child and adolescent psychiatry. The program emphasizes care for adolescents with eating disorders and includes younger children on a case-by-case basis. "subject": true, The UK seems to have a highly structured and homogeneous CAP curriculum across the country, as does Australia, albeit shorter in duration than the UK's (24 versus 36 months). The previously selective ILO19.4 has now been moved to ILO1.5, amended to include an awareness of the effect of social media on children and young people (PDF) and made mandatory. We use cookies to distinguish you from other users and to provide you with a better experience on our websites. Spain, India), the time allotted for CAP academic programmes is highly variable and inconsistent. Render date: 2020-12-02T04:22:54.733Z Child & Adolescent Psychiatry Residency Program The Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Residency Program at the University of Washington is an ACGME-accredited, two-year program based at Seattle Children’s Hospital, one of the top-ranked pediatric hospitals in the country. Query parameters: { However, it is an intended learning outcome in only few countries, such as the UK. "metricsAbstractViews": false, This article is a summary of perspectives from child and adolescent psychiatry (CAP) trainees across the globe regarding their respective training curricula. There is still a long way to go until global needs in CAP training are fulfilled. Child and adolescent psychiatry curriculum This page contains the curricula documents for specialty training in child and adolescent psychiatry. Only 7/17 (41%) respondents mentioned receiving structured regular supervision.