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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 Publishing 4 issues a year, The JCACAP contains original, previously unpublished, peer-reviewed scientific articles related to all aspects of child and adolescent psychiatry.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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EDITORIAL TEAM

 Early Release Articles

VOLUME 34, NUMBER 2, July 2024

TABLE OF CONTENTS

EDITORIAL 

Highlights of the July issue

John D. McLennan

ANNOUNCEMENTS

Introducing the Canadian Network for Child and Youth Mental Health Trials

LETTER TO THE EDITOR

Integrating school environment strategies into adolescent substance use prevention: insights from Taiwan and implications for global research

Lien-Chung Wei

RESEARCH ARTICLES

Mental health service use of young people in child welfare services in Quebec, Canada

Kathleen MacDonald, Lyne Desrosiers, Lise Laporte Srividya N. Iyer

DISCUSSANTS: The urgency in child welfare services is addressing poor mental health trajectories

Nico Trocmé, Barbara Fallon

 An environmental scan of mental health services for indigenous youth in Canada

Sofia Hempelmann Perez, Isabella Kakish,, Gregory Brass Kathleen MacDonald, Chris Mushquash, Srividya N. Iyer

CLINICAL ROUNDS

Clinical pathway development to standardize pharmacological medication management of agitation in pediatric inpatient settings

Michael D. Wood, Kavi Gandhi, Dean Elbe, Kelly Saran, Sarah Leung, Joanna McKay, Roxane Carr, Andrea Chapman

 PERSPECTIVES

Psychodynamic psychotherapy for gender dysphoria is not conversion therapy

Joanne Sinai, Peter Sim 

RECOMMENDED ACADEMIC READING

Review #1 of “Clinical Handbook of Psychotropic Drugs for Children and Adolescents, 5th Edition”

Paul Slodovnick, Latifa Jaafar, Daniel A. Gorman

Review #2 of “Clinical Handbook of Psychotropic Drugs for Children and Adolescents, 5th Edition”

Sabina Abidi, Laura Miller

ADVOCACY

Advocacy and an advocacy column: more questions than answers

Peter Braunberger

CURRENT JOB ADVERTISEMENTS – NEW POSTINGS 

 

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