The Making a Difference Award recognizes a National Federation Chapter or State Organization that utilizes the power of partnerships, collaboration and grass roots advocacy to enhance services, supports and awareness for children and youth who experience behavioral health challenges and their families. We were delighted to present Making a Difference Award to Idaho Federation of Families for Children's Mental Health.
Georgia Parent Support Network
Idaho Federation of Families for Children's Mental Health
Jane Adams Peer Support Award
The Jane Adams Peer Support Awardrecognizes a Nationally Certified Parent Support Provider that demonstrates overall excellence in the provision of support to families who are parenting children and youth experiencing behavioral health challenges. This year’s recipient was Frederick Douglas from North Carolina’s Families United’s System of Care team.
Reclaiming Children Award
The Reclaiming Children Award recognizes an exceptional individual who has made significant contributions to enhancing the lives of children and their families. Kaytra MacDonald, with Champions for Children’s Mental Health is Delaware was the recipient of this award for 2017.
Karl Dennis Unconditional Care Award
The Karl Dennis Unconditional Care Award recognizes an individual who has made a lasting contribution to children's mental health on the national level, who reflects the values of the National Federation, who has contributed to the body of knowledge of the philosophy of unconditional care, and who demonstrates compassion for children, youth and their families.