Pediatrician Dr. Stephen Ajl Receives Child Advocacy AwardApril 29, 2011
Dr. Stephen Ajl , Director of the Children’s Health Center at The Brooklyn Hospital Center, received a Child Advocacy Award from John Mattingly, Commissioner of The New York City Administration for Children’s Services (ACS), on Thursday, April 28, 2011.
Dr. Ajl, who is also Medical Director of the Brooklyn Child Advocacy Center, was among six individuals and organizations honored by ACS for outstanding contributions to keeping children safe and strengthening families.
Dr. Ajl works closely with ACS to provide training and education for Child Protective staff and other professionals regarding the evaluation of children who are believed to be the victims of abuse and neglect. He has convened a network of medical providers for children who have been abused, which meets regularly to discuss challenges and solutions related to child abuse.