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ISPN Position Statements

A large piece of the ISPN mission is to advocate for patients and their families. As such, we periodically release position statements to the public based on varied, timely topics. Below, please find .pdf files of various topics we’ve released thus far.

ISPN Position Paper on Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) 10/2009 (PDF)

ISPN Position Paper on Foster Care 10/01/09 (PDF 51K)

Reparative Therapy - 2009 (PDF 20K)

Development of Emergency Care Psychiatric Clinical Framework - 2009 (PDF 26K)

Emergency Care Psychiatric Clinical Framework - 2009 (PDF 58K)

Archived Position Statements

White Papers

  • Disruptive Behaviors in Nursing Practice and Education by Karen M. Stanley, MS, RN, PMHCNS-BC - Download the PDF (233K)
  • Rights of Children Receiving Psychiatric and Substance Disorder Treatment (01/2015) Download the PDF (162K)
  • Youth Violence and Violence Prevention (01/2015) Download the PDF (214K)
  • Meeting the Mental Health Needs of Youth in Juvenile Justice (01/2015) Download the PDF (205K)

Archived White Papers

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