Gail Ryan, Director of the Perpetration Prevention Program at the Kempe Center, received the Brandt F. Steele, M.D. Award during the 25th Annual National Adolescent Perpetration Network’s Conference last weekend in Denver.
The Steele Award honors Dr. Steel’s life-long intellectual curiosity and interest in early childhood development.
In addition to her work at Kempe, Ryan is also an Assistant Clinical Professor, Department of Pediatrics at the University of Colorado Denver School of Medicine. For more than 25 years, The Kempe Perpetration Prevention Program has been developing and sharing information with professionals around the country. The program’s training teaches practical and specific prevention and intervention strategies to reduce the risk of abusive behaviors in children and adolescents.