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APSAC Recognizes Contributions During its Annual Colloquium

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The American Professional Society on the Abuse of Children (APSAC) recognized outstanding service and commitment within the field of child maltreatment during its Annual Colloquium, June 27-30, 2012, Chicago, Illinois. Below is a list of awards presented and the recipients.

Special Recognition Award

  • Peter Banks, Det., Director, Training & Outreach (Retired), National Center for Missing & Exploited Children (The Award recognizes outstanding contributions and services to the organization.)
  • Thomas Birch, JD, Legislative Counsel (Retired), National Child Abuse Coalition
  • James Campbell, PhD, Associate Dean, Program and Partnership Development, University of Wisconsin, Madison
  • Luke Dembosky, JD, Resident Legal Advisor, U.S. Department of Justice, Embassy of the United States, Moscow
  • Judith Rycus, PhD, Program Director, Director of International Child Welfare Training and Programming, Institute for Human Services

Additionally, two former presidents of the organization were honored with President Emeritus for Life status. They are:

  • Jon R. Conte, PhD, The School of Social Work, University of Washington
  • Ronald C. Hughes, PhD, MScSA, Institute for Human Services-Ohio