Prof. Ernesto CAFFO
(Italy)
Full Professor of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry at the University of Modena and Reggio Emilia (Italy). President and founder of S.O.S Il Telefono Azzurro Onlus and President of Foundation Child. Member of the Board of Directors of the International Centre for Missing and Exploited Children (ICMEC).

Full Professor of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry at the University of Modena and Reggio Emilia (Italy), Professor Caffo is also President of the Scientific Board of the Post Graduate School in Child Neuropsychiatry and director of the Masters research programs on “Evaluation and intervention in situations of child abuse and pedophilia”.

Professor Caffo is founder and President of the S.O.S Il Telefono Azzurro Onlus, a non- profit Italian organization that promotes children’s rights and fights any kind of abuse and violence against children and adolescents.

He is also President of the Foundation Child for Study and Research into Childhood and Adolescence and he is Director of international training research seminars in the field of child and adolescents’ mental health.

Past president of the European Society for Child and Adolescent Psychiatry (ESCAP), Professor Caffo is Member of the Board of Directors of the International Centre for Missing and Exploited Children (ICMEC) since 2008.

 

In 2018, Pope Francis appointed him as a member of the Pontifical Commission for the Protection of Minors.