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Policies/Procedures and Bylaws

The American Board of Adolescent Psychiatry (ABAP) is a semi-autonomous body under the auspices of The American Society for Adolescent Psychiatry (ASAP).  View ABAP Bylaws.

ABAP is committed to providing Diplomates with fair and straightforward policies and procedures while complying with general certification guidelines nationwide.

Policies & Procedures

In accordance with ABAP bylaws, the following policies and procedures have been established:

ABAP Certification Educational Requirements


ABAP Emeritus Status Policy


ABAP Reapplication and Appeals Procedures


Guide to CCA and Recertification in Adolescent & Young Adult Psychiatry


Recertification and Continuing Certification Activities (CCA) Policy and Procedures

For more information about certification/recertification, contact the National Office: (302) 803-4813 or

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