Taiwanese Society of Child and Adolescent 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.
1To promote the development of child and adolescent psychiatry.
2To promote child and adolescent mental health care and research.
- GA：General Assembly
- BDS：Board of Directors and Supervisors
- OS：Office of Secretary
- WG：Working Groups
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.