Teresa Kramer, Ph.D., a Professor and Chief Psychologist for the Department of Psychiatry, has been named the recipient of the 2018 Senator Percy Malone Child Protection Award by the Children’s Advocacy Centers of Arkansas (CACA).
The award recognizes Dr. Kramer’s contributions as Director of Arkansas Building Effective Services for Trauma (ARBEST), a program in the UAMS Psychiatric Research Institute and supported by the Arkansas Legislature. Under her leadership, ARBEST has provided training in evidence-based trauma treatments to hundreds of mental-health professionals and child advocates across the state. The program also provides clinical services and follow-up care at UAMS for children who have experienced trauma. Dr. Kramer will be honored at CACA’s annual award luncheon at the Clinton Presidential Center on April 11.