Past recipients of Impact Awards have included: John Gray, author of the Mars and Venus books, Harville Hendrix and Helen LaKelly Hunt, creators of IMAGO and Gary Chapman, author of The Five Love Languages.
This year’s other Impact Award recipients are: Barry McCarthy, PhD, a clinical psychologist and professor at American University for his work with couples’ sexual awareness and Fireproof, the inspirational film about faith’s role in a crumbling marriage.
The awards will be presented during the 13th Annual Smart Marriages Conference, July 8-11, 2009, in Orlando, Florida. Solomon will deliver a keynote address on July 9. It is anticipated that 2000 people will attend the event, mainly counselors, social workers, psychologists, marriage and family therapists and family life educators. Other featured presenters will include Sue Johnson, Howard Markman, Scott Stanley and Michele Weiner-Davis.
Solomon received the Mary Ellen Edmondson Educator of the Year Award from the Association for Financial Counseling and Planning Education (AFCPE) for her work with Money Habitudes. She is popular speaker and her presentations have received rave reviews from the Miami Dolphins, YWCA Leadership, Community Action Agencies, Financial Advisors and Women’s Organizations.
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