Shriver researcher receives "Excellence in Family Leadership Award" from the Parent/Professional Advocacy League

May 09, 2014

Emily Rubin, Director of Sibling Support at the Shriver Center, is the recipient of the Excellence in Family Leadership Award by the Parent/Professional Advocacy League (PPAL).

Ms. Rubin was nominated for the award because of the leadership and inspiration she has shown in addressing the needs of siblings of children with mental health needs. She also received a grant from the John Leopold Weil and Geraldine Rickard Weil Memorial Foundation to fund the Sibling Support Demonstration project in the new fiscal year. The project is carried out in conjunction with area hospitals to provide support groups for siblings and parents of children who have been admitted for psychiatric hospitalization.

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