17th Annual Outstanding Service Awards

Each year, the Minnesota Association for Children’s Mental Health recognizes individuals who have shown extraordinary achievement and/or leadership in the field of children’s mental health. The Outstanding Service Award is open to Mental Health Professionals, Educators, Social Workers, Physicians, Juvenile Justice Professionals, Administrators, Parents, Youth, or other Public Servants. The award recipients will be celebrated at MACMH’s Annual Silent Auction and Awards Gala on February 8th at the Town and Country Club of St. Paul.

The 2013 Outstanding Service
Award Recipients are:

Elizabeth Carlson
PhD, LP, Researcher and Director of the Harris Training Program and Infant and Early Childhood Mental Health Certificate Program, University of MN
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Pat Pulice
MA, LP, Director,  Fraser’s Center of Autism Excellence
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George Realmuto
MD,  Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist, Professor of Psychiatry at the University of MN; Director of the Autism Clinic and Research Center, Medical Director of the Clinic for Attention Deficit and Learning Disorders at Fairview-University Medical Center and Medical Director for Child and Adolescent Behavioral Health Services, State Operated Services 
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Special recognition for dedication and continued leadership in the field of children’s mental health:

Amy Ortega
Parent Liaison, Children’s Mental Health Division, MN Department of Human Services (Amy received an Outstanding Service Award in 2002)
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