Wyoming Joint Symposium on Children and Youth

Victim Services Awards


About the Awards

This is the first year for the Wyoming Joint Symposium on Children and Youth (WyoJSCY) recognizing and awarding outstanding individuals for their service to child victims.  These awards honor and highlight individuals and organizations who go above and beyond in responding to crimes against children and helping children and families heal.  The WyoJSCY and these awards strive to prevent child abuse and neglect, strengthen families, and end crimes against children.  These awards will be presented at the WyoJSCY which will be held on June 26-28, 2018 in Cheyenne, WY.



Award Categories

Excellence in Services to Child Victims Award: Visionary Healing

This prestigious award honors extraordinary individuals or programs in Wyoming that provide services to child victims. The award recognizes programs and individuals whose work has been particularly noteworthy, and that exemplify the long-term commitment that characterizes many of our State’s victim service providers, some of whom are also victims of crime.


Leadership in Action Award: Voice of Hope

This award honors individuals in Wyoming for their extraordinary leadership and selfless efforts resulting in positive and lasting changes in the lives of crime victims. This award is given to an individual who has committed their time and talent to assisting child victims.



Submission Guidelines

Recognizing that we are humble in our efforts to serve victims of crime, it is important to identify and celebrate those remarkable individuals who strive towards excellence in this unique field.  Anyone can complete and submit nominations, which will be reviewed by the WyoJCSY Event Theme Committee.  Each Nomination Form must be accompanied by a nomination letter.  The nomination letter should include the nominee’s accomplishments and examples of what the nominee has achieved, as well as how the nominee demonstrates excellence in this field.  The nomination letter should not exceed two (2) pages in length.  All submissions must submitted to wyojscy@gmail.com and be by April 30, 2018.