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 Welcome

The Canadian Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry welcomes members of the public, child and adolescent psychiatrists, physicians and allied health professionals to our web site promoting the mental health of children and youth and the professional affairs of Canada’s child and adolescent psychiatrists.

On this site you will find:

  • Members have access to a members’ forum, a members’ directory and the means to update their personal information profile and pay their dues;
  • CACAP’s Journal of the Canadian Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry / Journal de l’Académie canadienne de psychiatrie de l’enfant et de l’adolescent;
  • Ways to contribute to advocacy for the mental health of children, youth and families;
  • How to join if you are a child and adolescent psychiatrist, a physician or allied health professional with online applications and renewal;
  • Information about the profession of child and adolescent psychiatry.
  • Professional development information and standards of continuing maintenance of competence for child and adolescent psychiatrists.
  • The annual scientific conference of the association with online abstract submission and registration;
  • Job opportunities; and
  • Information about CACAP.

We welcome your comments about our site. You may contact us at: cacap@cacap-acpea.org.

CACAP does not provide individual consultations, or referrals to specific child/adolescent psychiatrists.

Mission

The Canadian Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry is a national organization of child and adolescent psychiatrists and other professionals in Canada, committed to advancing the mental health of children, youth and families through promotion of excellence in care, advocacy, education, research and collaboration with other professionals.

Vision

CACAP is a national leader in child and youth psychiatry collaboratively advancing the mental health care of children, youth and families through advocacy, education, and expertise.

President

 

Dr. Lila Amirali

Dr Evangelia Lila Amirali is a Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist, Associate Professor of the Department of Psychiatry at Université de Montréal and Adjunct Professor at McGill University.

She has a Masters of Management (International Masters for Health Leadership, IMHL) from the Desautels School of Management, McGill University.

Dr Amirali is working with complex and comorbid psychiatric disorders in an outpatient and an inpatient setting at the CHU Sainte-Justine.

During her career Dr Amirali has been co-leader and member of the Inpatient Special Interest Group of the CACAP, academic leader at McGill university and at université de Montréal, President of the Association of Professors of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry of Canada (APCAPC), Liaison with the American Association of Directors of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry (AADCAP) and Chief of the Department of Psychiatry at the CHU Sainte-Justine.

Dr Amirali is the Chair of the Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Specialty Committee of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada since 2020.

She is the President of the Association québequoise de psychiatrie de l’enfant et de l’adolescent (AQPEA), member of the permanent committee of the National Institute of Excellence of Health and Social Services (INESSS) and a Distinguished Fellow of the American Psychiatric Association (DFAPA).

Dr Amirali is the Chair of the Canadian Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry since October 2022.

 

Update From The CACAP Executive

Nouvelles De La Direction De La ACPE