2017 Children's Mental Health Circle of Friends Foundation
Crystal Heart Award is presented to
Mahoning County Juvenile Court Judge
This year's award is presented to Judge Dellick in recognition of both her 18+ years as J.J.C. Judge and her outstanding leadership in addressing, and providing for, the mental health needs of children and teens who become involved in the Juvenile Justice Center. It also recognizes her community based education and delinquency prevention initiatives.
Her voice at the local, state and national levels, stressing the need of the judicial system to understand and respond to the complex and multiple contributors to the poor decisions made by juveniles that result in involvement in the criminal justice system is heard. It is a voice that has gained her the respect of countless peers and government officials.
Among the many accomplishments and programs Judge Dellick has been responsible for are included:
For these, and her many other accomplishments, The Children's Circle of Friends Foundation is honored to present Judge Theresa Dellick its 2017 Crystal Health Award.