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Words from President of TSCAP

  It is my great honor to be elected as the President of Taiwanese Society of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry (TSCAP) at the board meeting on June 22, 2014. I am grateful for the support of all TSCAP members, and cherish this opportunity to serve the society and all its members.

  TSCAP (was established 16 years ago/has been operating for the last 16 years). Under the leadership and effort of previous presidents, TSCAP has progressed and has had various accomplishments throughout its course of development.

  I will try my best not only to promote TSCAP (to the community in Taiwan) but also to establish its international reputation linking to international societies. In this term, I have invited Dr. Chi-Yun Shang to be the Secretary General, Dr. William Yen as the chairman of academic committee, Dr Yen-Nan Chiu as the chairman of forensic committee. We have also organized a new committee, the committee of Developmental Delay and Early Intervention for which Dr. Yu-Ming Hou is appointed as the chairman. In accordance to the regulations, I will be the chairman of other committees. The members of all the above committees are evenly distributed across Taiwan, and will follow the outstanding tradition of TSCAP, to serve all the members to our greatest capability and effort.

  TSCAP currently holds 240 members. Aside from the regular annual academic meetings, CME activities and board examinations, TSCAP has also devoted its effort in international affairs. For example, TSCAP is now a national member of International Association of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Allied Professionals (IACAPAP). Currently, Dr. Susan Gau is the vice president of the IACAPAP whilst Dr. Yen-Nan Chiu is the treasurer of Asian Society of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Allied Professionals. Aside from these active involvement in international affairs, TSCAP wishes to further extend its international interaction by inviting more foreign scholars to Taiwan.

  The safeguard of the rights of TSCAP members will be one of our major goals, as well. We will continue to negotiate with the National Health Insurance Department for better insurance policy for child psychiatry treatment payment in the future.

  Being elected as the president is a great responsibility and I now carry the wishes of all the TSCAP members on my shoulder. I would like to thank the support of all our members and the board members. In the next two years, please continue to work hand in hand with me, for a brighter and a better future of TSCAP. It is my wish that, we can not only provide better care for all the children in Taiwan, but also bring the academic status of the child psychiatrists in Taiwan to an international standard.