essential that the forensic expert not engage in multiple roles (personal, professional, legal, financial, or other) that might impair impartiality, competence, or effectiveness or expose the person with whom the professional relationship exists to harm or exploitation (AACAP
, 1997; ACA, 2005; AMHCA, 2010; APA, 2010; AFCC, 2006).
Adolescent Psychiatry (AACAP
) (42) begins each amicus brief with the
Increased family conflict, low socioeconomic status, early death of a parent, sexual abuse, physical abuse, neglect, divorce, loss of a friendship, less positive peer relationships, and death of a loved one have been shown to increase the risk for depression in adolescents (AACAP
, 2007; Richardson & Katzenellenbogen, 2005).
Although hyperactivity was only mentioned once as a cause of LD (American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry; AACAP
), 19 other sites included information about attention deficit disorder (ADD) in conjunction with LD.
To access the practice parameter, click on "practice parameters" from AACAP
's home Web page at www.aacap.org.
recommends the following when communicating with children after a disaster:
For under schemes such as ATSIC/Army Community Assistance Program (AACAP
), the 'Army provides project management and construction services to ATSIC funded community organisations,' the aim of which is to 'provide vital infrastructure assistance to remote Indigenous communities, with an emphasis on improved environmental and primary health outcomes.' For six communities on the Dampier Peninsula, the Army has recently built 'housing and year-round access roads and upgrad[ed] rubbish tips and water supplies,' as well as 'provided training in construction skills, mosquito control, basic computer skills and first aid.
This site, sponsored by the AACAP
, provides information to aid in understanding and treatment of developmental, behavioral, and mental disorders which affect an estimated 7 to 12 million children and adolescents in the United States.