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The Journal of the Canadian Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry  (The JCACAP) is the official journal of the Canadian Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry. This open-access journal has no submission fees and no publication fees. Publishing 4 issues a year, The JCACAP contains original, previously unpublished, peer-reviewed scientific articles related to all aspects of child and adolescent psychiatry. The JCACAP is indexed in PubMed, PubMed CentralPsycINFO, CINAHL and Scopus.

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Current Issue – Volume 29, Number 2, May 2020

EDITORIAL
Deliberately Chipping Holes in the Wall: A Modest Goal for the Journal John D. McLennan

RESEARCH ARTICLES
Understanding the Outcome of Children who Selectively Do not Speak: A Retrospective Approach
Zehra Kamani, Suneeta Monga

Preliminary Investigation of a Novel Cognitive Behavioural Therapy Curriculum on the Wellbeing of Middle Schoolers
Mark Sinyor, Donaleen Hawes, Neil A. Rector, Amy H. Cheung, Marissa Williams, Christian Cheung,, Benjamin I. Goldstein, Mark Fefergrad, Anthony J. Levitt, Ayal Schaffer

Identification of Preschool Children with Mental Health Problems in Primary Care: Systematic Review and Meta-analysis
Alice Charach, Forough Mohammadzadeh, Stacey A. Belanger, Amanda Easson, Ellen L. Lipman, John D. McLennan, Patricia Parkin, Peter Szatmari

CLINICAL CASE ROUNDS
Assessment of Aggressive Behaviour in a Patient with Autism Spectrum Disorder Requiring General Anesthesia
Matthew Morrissette, Jonathan Boman

PSYCHOPHARMACOLOGY
Clonidine as a Treatment of Behavioural Disturbances in Autism Spectrum Disorder: A Systematic Literature Review
Krystyna Banas, Brett Sawchuk

Switching from Clonidine Immediate-Release to Guanfacine Extended-Release
Dean Elbe

COMMENTARY
Internalized Homophobia in Adolescents: Is it really about Culture or Religion?
Nuray Kanbur

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Editor-in-Chief

John D. McLennan, MD, MPH, PhD, FRCPC
Clinician Investigator & Associate Professor
Departments of Psychiatry Cumming School of Medicine
Mathison Centre for Mental Health Research & Education
University of Calgary

Associate Editors

Brendan Andrade, PhD., C.Psych.
Clinician-Scientist
Child, Youth and Emerging Adult Program, Centre for Addiction and Mental Health
Margaret and Wallace McCain Centre for Child, Youth and Family Mental Health
Assistant Professor, Department of Psychiatry, University of Toronto

Peter Braunberger, MD, PhD, FRCPC
Assistant Professor,  Northern Ontario School of Medicine
Staff Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist
St. Joseph’s Care Group
Thunder Bay Regional Health Sciences Centre
Liaison with rural and remote communities, Tele-mental Health,
The Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto

Gina Dimitropoulos MSW, PhD., RSW, RMFT
Associate Professor, Faculty of Social Work
Cross appointed to the Departments of Psychiatry and Pediatrics
Mathison Centre for Mental Health Research
University of Calgary

Dean Elbe BSc(Pharm), PharmD, BCPP
Clinical Pharmacy Specialist, Child and Adolescent Mental Health, BC Children’s Hospital
Clinical Instructor, Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences, University of British Columbia
Associate Member, Division of Psychiatry, Faculty of Medicine, University of British Columbia
Dr. Elbe is also the Head of the Psychopharmacology Section of the JCACAP  

John D. Haltigan, MA, MS, PhD
Assistant Professor, Department of Psychiatry, University of Toronto
Associate Professor, Department of Applied Psychology and Human Development, University of Toronto
Research Scientist, Child and Youth Mental Health Collaborative Centre for Addiction and Mental Health & Hospital for Sick Children

Editorial Assistant

Vicki Simmons, BA, MEd
Victoria, BC
For general information on the journal, email Vicki at VSimmons@shaw.ca.

Editorial Board Members

Paul Arnold, MD, PhD, FRCPC
Alberta Innovates Health Solutions (AIHS) Translational Health Chair in Child and Youth Mental Health Professor, Departments of Psychiatry & Medical Genetics
Cumming School of Medicine, University of Calgary

Kathryn Bennett, PhD
Professor, Department of Health Research Methods, Evidence and Impact
McMaster University
Member, Offord Centre for Child Studies

Alice Charach, MD, MSc FRCPC
Staff Psychiatrist, Department of Psychiatry, Hospital of Sick Children
Associate Professor, Department of Psychiatry, University of Toronto

Kristin Cleverly, RN, PhD
CAMH Chair in Mental Health Nursing Research
Assistant Professor, Lawrence S. Bloomberg Faculty of Nursing and
Faculty of Medicine, Department of Psychiatry, University of Toronto
Senior Scientist, Centre for Addiction and Mental Health

Jennifer Crosbie, PhD., C.Psych.
Psychologist, Department of Psychiatry, Hospital for Sick Children
Susan J. Bradley Health Clinician Scientist
Assistant Professor, Department of Psychiatry, University of Toronto

Joshua Fogel, PhD
Professor, Department of Business Management
Murray Koppelman School of Business
Brooklyn College of the City University of New York
Brooklyn College, CUNY

Nathalie Gingras, MD, MSc, FRCPC
Professeure, Département de psychiatrie et de neurosciences
Faculté de médecine
Université Laval

Rebecca Haines-Saah, PhD
Assistant Professor, Department of Community Health Sciences
Cumming School of Medicine, University of Calgary

Lawrence Y. Katz, MD, FRCPC
Professor of Psychiatry & Section Head, Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
Medical Director, Child and Adolescent Mental Health,
Health Sciences Centre Site, Department of Psychiatry, University of Manitoba

Faye Mishna, PhD
The Margaret and Wallace McCain Family Chair in Child and Family
Professor, Factor-Inwentash Faculty of Social Work and Department of Psychiatry
University of Toronto

Amanda S. Newton, BScN, PhD
Professor, Department of Pediatrics
Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry, University of Alberta

Dorothy Reddy, MD, FRCPC
Clinical Instructor, Department of Psychiatry
University of British Columbia

Nico Trocmé, MSW, PhD
Director of the School of Social Work and the Philip Fisher Chair in Social Work
School of Social Work, McGill University

Previous Editors-in-Chief

Khrista Boylan, MD, PhD, FRCPC (2016-2019)(Editor Emeritus)
Abel Ickowicz, MD, FRCPC & Russell Schachar, MD, FRCPC (2013-2015)
Normand Carrey, MD, FRCPC (2008-2013)
Mary Kay Nixon, MD, FRCPC (2002-2008)(Founding Editor)