About Us

Taiwanese Society of the Child and Adolescents Psychiatry (TSCAP)

Who We Are:

 Taiwanese Society of Child and Adolescents Psychiatry (TSCAP) is a non-profit academic organization comprised of a group of child and adolescent psychiatrists in Taiwan, established in 1998.
 TSCAP is a member of ASCAPAP, and also an affiliate member of IACAPAP. We started board certification for our specialty in 2002. To date, there are more than 200 official members in TSCAP.

Our Missions:

1To promote the development of child and adolescent psychiatry.
2To promote child and adolescent mental health care and research.

Our Organization:

  • GA:General Assembly
  • P:President
  • BDS:Board of Directors and Supervisors
  • OS:Office of Secretary
  • Cs:Committees
  • WG:Working Groups

Our Plans:

1To promote the interaction and collaborative works among allied professionals in our country.
2To participate international academic organizations, actively.
3To promote the research, education, and services in child and adolescent psychiatry, continuously.
4To publish guidelines of assessment and treatment within the field of child and adolescent psychiatry.

History of Taiwan Child and Adolescent Psychiatry

1953 1st outpatient service
1957 1st children’s mental health center
1967 1st children’s day hospital
1974 1st fellowship training
1980s Start of international collaborative research and regular seminars
1985 Participation of section of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, WPA (Professor Hsu CC)
1988 Establishment of Academic Committee of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry in Taiwanese Society of Psychiatry
1996 Contributed to the establishment of ASCAPAP as a founding member (Professor Soong WT)
1998 Establishment of Taiwanese Society of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry (TSCAP)
2002 1st certificate of Board of Taiwanese Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
2003 Hosted the 3rd Congress of ASCAPAP in Taipei (by TSCAP)
2007 Hosted the 5th Asian ADHD Forum in Taipei (by TSCAP)
2008 TSCAP was accepted as an affiliate member of IACAPAP
2009 Start of Golden Apricot Award of TSCAP
2011 Accepted as Full (National) member of IACAPAP

Blessing a better environment and happiness for all the children and their families of the world.


Taiwan is a small leaf-shaped island of only 36,000 square kilometers (about 14,000 square miles) off the coast of the Asian continent. It stands as a solitary island on the western edge of the Pacific Ocean. The total population is 23 million. Our official language is Mandarin. Taiwanese and Hakka are also common languages.

Information about TSCAP

Address: No.22 , Songjiang Rd. , Jhongshan District ,Taipei City 104, Taiwan
Tel: +886-2-25682083
Fax: +886-2-25683463
Website: http://www.tscap.org.tw/
E-mail: tscap.taipei@msa.hinet.net