The American Society for Adolescent Psychiatry is the largest organization dedicated to Adolescent Psychiatry. We are vibrant, diverse, and always wanting to grow!
Our mission statement:
The American Society for Adolescent Psychiatry is dedicated to the prevention and treatment of mental health disorders of adolescents and young adults and to the provision of optimal health care of patients. To achieve these goals, ASAP will provide continuing medical education program for physicians, primarily psychiatrists, and other mental health professionals. CME programs must meet the standards of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education, improve the ability of psychiatrists and other physicians to recognize, diagnose and manage psychiatric conditions in adolescents and young adults, and disseminate new scientific knowledge and innovative clinical techniques and programs. Types of CME offerings are plenary sessions, lectures, workshops, panels, case conferences, demonstrations and questions and answers.
What do you get?
- Adolescent body of knowledge
- national and local fellowship
- referrals network
- clinical skills increase
- voice for adolescent psychiatry
We invite you to join ASAP to become a recognized member of the adolescent treatment community.
Regular Membership is open to all psychiatrists; Trainee Membership is open to psychiatric residents; and Associate Membership is open to professionals with education, training, and a postbaccalaureate degree in a mental health or related field (This includes psychologists, social workers, nurses, physician extenders, counselors, non-psychiatrist physicians, and may include other disciplines). In addition to an Annual Meeting, there are constituent regional societies that meet in New York City and Los Angeles
Download our bylaws here: ASAP By Laws
Download our membership application here:ASAP Membership Application
For Regular Members: Pay Online Via PayPal
Regular members can pay their annual dues securely using a credit card or PayPal account. A regular members dues are $275 national, plus any applicable consituent society dues. Members who do no live in a society area are at-large and pay only national dues.