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CAPR Service Profile

In addition, CAPR faculty share their knowledge and expertise with the city and state in numerous other ways. For example, during the last several years, the CAPR faculty included (a) a member of the Task Force on Autism of the State of Tennessee Department of Mental Health and Mental Retardation; (b) a research consultant to Leadership Memphis; (c) President of the Advisory Board of Project R.A.P. (Responsible Adolescent Parenting), a local project to prevent teen pregnancies; (d) a member of a state committee to develop standards of practice guidelines and legislative actions on the issue of sexual misconduct by mental health professionals; (e) a member of the Shelby County Environmental Improvement Commission; (f) consultants to the Environmental Court (General Sessions, Division 14, Judge Potter) to improve the flow of cases through the court; (g) consultants to several state agencies to improve highway safety; (h) consultants to a survey to identify the best location of the Internal Revenue Service Center in Memphis; and (i) the co-host of a weekly television news piece to improve health called "Ask the Prevention Center". CAPR faculty provide most of these services at no charge to the recipients.

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