ESCAP member profile
HELLENIC SOCIETY FOR CHILD AND ADOLESCENT PSYCHIATRY (HSCAP) Παιδοψυχιατρική Εταιρεία Ελλάδος - Ένωση Ψυχιάτρων Παιδιών και Εφήβων (Greek: ΠΕΕ-ΕΝΩΨΥΠΕ)
400 full members
Child and adolescent psychiatry is a separate medical speciality in Greece since 1981. The Hellenic Society of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry was founded in 1983 in Athens and currently has 400 members. HSCAP also includes a Committee for Education, an Ethics Committee and a published Code of Ethics.
The main aim of the Society is to promote Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, to contribute to the improvement of mental health for children, adolescents and their families and to advocate for their needs.
To contribute to Continuing Education and to support young colleagues, HSCAP is organizing every two years a national conference and various seminars. Recently, the seminars broadcasted live in order to support our colleagues in rural areas.
The Society publishes the journal “Child and Adolescent Psychiatry” and a newsletter to its members.
Members of the Society are cooperating with Health, Education and Justice authorities providing knowledge and directions regarding the mental health of children and adolescents.
HSCAP have released documents on dealing with the psychological consequences of the COVID-19 for families and professionals.
(term ends November 2025)
POLICY COMMITTEE - COMMITTEE FOR THE ADVOCACY OF CAP SPECIALTY
COMMITTEE FOR THE COLLABORATION WITH THE MINISTRY OF JUSTICE AND OTHER AUTHORITIES
COMMITTEE FOR THE COLLABORATION WITH THE MINISTRY OF HEALTH AND THE MINISTRY OF EDUCATION
EDITORIAL BOARD OF THE CHILD AND ADOLESCENT PSYCHIATRY JOURNAL
Ioanna Giannopoulou (Editor in Chief - President)
Address: 24, Kerasountos, Zografou, 15771, Athens, Greece
Updated: 06 December 2023