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2019 CTAAFSC Richard E. Hopkins "Torch" Awards

The "Torch" awards acknowledge individuals who work to improve the lives of those affected by mental health or other health-related issues within the Central Texas Community. These awards honor the work and advocacy of Richard E. Hopkins, past Vice-Chair of the Integral Care board and longtime conference supporter. 

This award will be given based upon the extent to which the nominee meets the following criteria.

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Advocate
  1. Fosters the mission of people with mental health challenges that have lived experiences. 

  2. Fights for the rights of people with mental health challenges in planning, participating or presenting in health-related issues in the Austin Community. 

  3. A known supporter of the Central Texas African American Family Support Conference. 

  4. Demonstrates wisdom, courage and compassion.

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Determined
  1. Demonstrated ambassadorship. Courageous. 

  2. Willing to make decisions based on community values, and skills that may affect the consumers and their families. 

  3. Works well with individuals with mental health challenges.

  4. Persistent in identifying and developing lucrative avenues that yield positive results for the Central Texas African American Family Support Conference.

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Role Model
  1. Those who serve as a positive source of inspiration for the African American community.

  2. They demonstrate a high commitment to ethics. 

  3. A trustworthy person in the community.

  4. Knowledgeable about the news of people with mental health challenges. 

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