Handle With Care Conference
September 27 – 29, 2017
Civic Center, Charleston, WV
Handle With Care WV
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WV Center for Children's Justice is pleased to offer the 2017 Extra Mile Award to recognize the contribution of professionals who demonstrate excellence in the collaborative approach to protecting children from the devastating impact of child abuse and neglect.

The Extra Mile Award is based on the mission of the WV Center for Children's Justice, which states that “child abuse and neglect are community problems requiring community solutions.” The WV Center for Children's Justice, a multi-disciplinary body of public and private agencies and individuals, is committed to the protection of children. Our mission is to identify barriers to the successful resolution of child abuse and neglect issues and to educate and advocate for change.”

The Extra Mile Award is intended to recognize professionals who have made a significant positive contribution in the field of child abuse and neglect and have gone the “extra mile” on behalf of abused and neglected children. Nominees for the 2017 Extra Mile Award may be involved in providing direct services, management or administration.

Selection Criteria include:

  • Professional excellence in the nominee’s field of work contributing to the safety and wellbeing of children who have been victims of abuse or neglect.
  • Demonstration of outstanding professional qualities in working collaboratively with colleagues from a variety of disciplines, in a multidisciplinary team or other setting, to improve the community’s response to child abuse and neglect.

Please send completed nomination form to:

Tracy Dorsey-Chapman
Email: Tracy.Chapman@usdoj.gov
Phone: 304-345-2200 Fax: 304-347-5707

Please complete the entire form. Nominations should be submitted in writing, preferably typed. Deadline for submission is September 15, 2107. Failure to complete any portion of this form may result in disqualification of the nominee.

Click here to download the nomination form.

Award notification: Award recipients, along with the nominator, will be notified by October 3rd. Recipients of the 2017 Extra Mile Award will be recognized during the Awards Luncheon at the 2017 WV Center for Children's Justice Handle with Care Conference, on September 18, 2017 at the Civic Center in Charleston, WV.