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Julian Ford, PhD, clinical psychologist and Associate Professor of Psychiatry at UConn Health Center and Vice President of the ISTSS Board of Directors, has been selected by the Center for Children’s Advocacy (CCA) to receive the 2015 Champion of Children Award for his work with child survivors of trauma.

The award honors Connecticut leaders whose dedication and commitment have tremendous positive impact on the lives of our most vulnerable, disadvantaged children. Award recipients’ outstanding expertise and compassionate delivery of services ensure that every child has an equal opportunity to be healthy, safe and secure.