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Under the leadership of Executive Director Ted N. Strader, COPES has received an extensive array of awards and recognition for our evidence-based Creating Lasting Family Connections® (CLFC) Curriculum Series and other meaningful contributions at the local, national and international level. These awards represent achievements across multiple fields of study including substance abuse prevention and treatment, family strengthening, fatherhood, marriage and criminal justice. Below you will find a chronological list of major awards the COPES team has earned over the years. The list is followed by pictures of some of the awards we proudly display at our home office in Louisville, Kentucky.

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John C. Maxwell Leadership Team Selects Ted N. Strader to be Among Top 100 Leaders in the Nation

COPES won the Exemplary Award an unprecedented four different years!

– 1989, 1995, 1999, 2010.

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