by Gregory Barclay
…That the ASAP Council on Topical Studies has been reactivated?
Joe Kenan, M.D is the Chair
This council addresses controversial issues in the field of adolescent psychiatry with the intention of assisting the governing board in making a position statement. Among the issues currently being considered is:
- The Graham & Sullivan vs. Florida Supreme Court case relating to adolescent competency to stand trial as an adult
- The psychological impact on children when adopted by LGBT couples
Are you interested in contributing to ASAP in a meaningful way? Have you ever wanted to be a part of big policy decisions? Please consider volunteering to participate in this council. Councils typically meet annually at the March ASAP Scientific Meeting. Accordingly,next year’s new council will convene during our annual meeting in Los Angeles, March 6-7, 2010. If you are interested, please contact Frances Bell at (972) 613-0985 or via email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Gregory P. Barclay, M.D.