The IACAPAP gives awards to individuals who have made outstanding contributions to child and adolescent mental health (CAMH) worldwide. There is the IACAPAP Medal and the International Contribution Award.
The IACAPAP has awarded its Medal to the following recipients:
|1998||Luis E. Prego-Silva||Uruguay|
|2004||Winston Rickards||Melbourne, Australia|
|Ahmed Okasha||Cairo, Egypt|
|Giovanni Bollea||Rome, Italy|
|Kari Schleimer||Malmö, Sweden|
|Jack Davis||Madison, USA|
|2005||Kuo-Tai Tao||Nanjing, China|
|2008||Dainius Puras||Vilnius, Lithuania|
|2010||Barry Nurcombe||Brisbane, Australia|
|Colette Chiland||Paris, France|
|Helmut Remschmidt||Marburg, Germany|
|Kang-E Michael Hong||Sungnam-si, Korea|
|John B Sikorski||San Francisco, USA|
|2012||Ginger Anthony||Maryland, USA|
|Elena Garralda||London, United Kingdom|
|Joseph Rey||Sydney, Australia|
|2014||Andres Martin||New Haven, USA|
|Joaquin Fuentes||San Sebastian, Spain|
|Suzanne “Suzie” Dean||Melbourne, Australia|
|Per-Anders Rydelius||Stockholm, Sweden|
|Yi Zheng||Beijing, China|
|2018||Julie Chilton||New Haven, USA|
|Amira Seif Eldin||Alexandria, Egypt|
|Alexis Revet||Toulouse, France|
|Helena van den Steene||Antwerp, Belgium|
The International Contribution Award is sponsored by the Korean Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry (KACAP) and is presented by the IACAPAP to recognise the accomplishments of a senior individual who has made outstanding contributions to CAMH in the developing world. The award consists of a plaque and $1500.
|2004||Michael Hong||South Korea|
|2006||Brian Robertson||South Africa|
|2008||Sir Michael Rutter||United Kingdom|
|2010||Myron L. Belfer||USA|
|2012||Amira Seif Eldin||Egypt|
|2014||Joseph M. Rey||Australia|
Dr Daniel Fung is married to Joyce and the father of 5 grown up children. He is currently the Chairman Medical Board of Singapore’s Institute of Mental Health since 2011. Dr Fung is an Adjunct Associate Professor at all 3 medical schools in Singapore.
Dr Fung is currently the President of the International Association for Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Allied Professions. He was awarded the National Day (Public Service Administration (Bronze)) Award in 2017 and the National Medical Excellence Award (Team) in 2018 for his work on community and school based mental health.
Dr Fung is interested in the treatment of emotional and behavioural disorders in children and he has advocated for the development of child mental health services and strategies through his research
Dr Fung’s research is supported by the National Medical Research Council and other agencies. He has co-authored over 160 peer reviewed research papers (118), books (32) and book chapters(18).
Dr. Christina Schwenck is professor for Special Needs Educational and Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology at the University of Giessen, Germany. She is a trained child and adolescent psychotherapist (specification behavior therapy) and a trained supervisor. Her research interests comprise selective mutism, conduct disorder, and children of parents with mental illness. She has published 56 articles in peer-reviewed journals and several book chapters on childhood mental health. She is editor of three book series on child and adolescent psychotherapy, psychology in school and psychotherapeutic children´s books. In her free time, she follows her passion for photography around the globe.
Dr. Schwenck is currently the Secretary General of the International Association for Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Allied Professions (IACAPAP). Her vision is to strengthen training and promotion of child and adolescent mental health professionals, particularly in low- and middle-income countries, including long-term mentorships for early career scientists and clinicians in this important field. Furthermore, she aims at alluring allied professions for IACAPAP to enhance active collaboration between professions in order to provide optimal supply for children and adolescents with mental health problems.