40 members: 21 psychiatrist and child and adolescent psychiatrists and 19 allied professionals.
Macedonian Association for Child and Adolescent Psychiatry of North Macedonia was founded on 21/02/2022 as a branch of the Macedonian Medical Association. During the last two decades a subsection for Child and Adolescent Psychiatry has been active in the field within the Macedonian Psychiatric Association. Recognizing the importance of the establishment of an association for child and adolescent psychiatry and allied professions and its vital professional role in the development of the field in the Republic of North Macedonia, it was decided to set the organization as a separate entity.
The Association is a unique professional organization of child and adolescent psychiatrists and allied professionals (psychiatrists, clinical psychologists, psychologists, special educators, mental health social workers, pediatricians etc.). It is an interdisciplinary society under the umbrella of the Macedonian Medical Association with specific activities dedicated to promote theory, practice, education and research in the field of child and adolescent psychiatry, and allied disciplines.
The aims of the Association are to promote and develop evidence based approach to child and adolescent mental health and wellbeing, to establish good practices in the field, to fulfill common expert interests for successful prevention, early diagnosis and early intervention, optimal treatment, research and to provide support to children and adolescents in the country.