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Dear Members and International/Professional/Student Affliates,
The 2018 election poll of International Section at Division 17, APA for the following positions is now open and will stay open until July 4, 2018, at 11:59 p.m., Eastern Daylight Time.
- Non-US Based Membership Co-Officer (2018-2020)
- Treasurer (2018-2020)
- IMOC Chair (2018-2020)
There are eight outstanding candidates who have been nominated for these three positions on our Board. To register your votes, please use the following link:
INTERNATIONAL SECTION AWARD NOMINATION
Excellent Contribution Award & Lifetime Achievement Award
The Society of Counseling Psychology’s International Section is offering its annual Excellent Contribution Award to recognize a professional demonstrating significant contribution in international counseling psychology in recent years in one or all of the following areas: (a) international counseling psychology research; (b) cross-cultural collaboration; and (c) service or training with an international focus. Candidates who demonstrate a long history of excellence in international counseling psychology in any of the aforementioned areas will be considered for the Lifetime Achievement Award.
Applicant submissions must fit with the mission of the Section to encourage, promote, and facilitate the scientist-professional model of counseling psychology in international contexts in the USA and around the globe. The award winner(s) will receive a plaque and will be invited to give a speech at the Section’s Annual Business Meeting during the APA convention. The award winner(s) will also be acknowledged in our Section Newsletter and the APA Monitor. To be eligible for this award, applicants must be a counselor or counseling psychologist anywhere around the world, and they must be members of the Section. Members of the Executive Board are not eligible for the award. Application/support materials should include the following items:
- If based on research, a descriptive summary of the candidate’s international research, including references (maximum three pages, 12 point font). The work may be published, in press, and/or ongoing projects. If based on collaboration or service/training, a two-page summary addressing the areas of requirement will be sufficient.
- One letter of support (if more than one person would like to provide a letter of support, please synthesize the letters and submit only one letter of support).
- A copy of the applicant’s vitae
Graduate Student Outstanding Research Award
The Society of Counseling Psychology’s International Section is offering its annual award to recognize a graduate student demonstrating excellence in international counseling psychology research. Projects can be empirical or non-empirical but must fit with the mission of the Section to encourage, promote, and facilitate the scientist-professional model of counseling psychology in international contexts in the USA and around the globe. Published articles cannot be submitted for this award. The award winner will receive a plaque at the Section’s Annual Business Meeting during the APA convention and will be acknowledged in our Section Newsletter and the APA Monitor. To be eligible for this award, applicants must be (at the time of their application) enrolled in a graduate program in counseling or counseling psychology anywhere around the world, and they must be members of the Section.
Application/support materials should include the following items:
- A 500-1000 word summary of the project
- A letter of support from either the training director or the student’s project advisor.
- The candidate’s vitae
Please send application materials electronically to Dr. Jeeseon Park-Saltzman, Co-Chair of the International Section Awards & Recognition Committee, at firstname.lastname@example.org by Friday, June 15, 2018.
Drs. Jeeseon Park-Saltzman and Zhi-Jin Hou, Co-Chairs of the International Section Awards & Recognition Committee
The International Section of APA Div. 17 is seeking nominations for the following positions on our Executive Board:
- Treasurer, 2018-2020
- Membership Co-Officer (Non.-U.S.-based), 2018-2020
- International Mentoring and Orientation Committee Chair, 2018-2020
Our Section is dedicated to advancing counseling psychology in international contexts and facilitating interactions between U.S. and international counseling psychologists. The Board consists of a group of professionals who are passionate about promoting counseling psychology practice, training, and research in international contexts and who are willing to devote time to accomplishing the Section’s missions. Please see our website for more information regarding our Section and the responsibilities of these officers: http: //www.div17.org/sections/international/
We are a very active Section, and it is very rewarding to serve on the Board. Please help us nominate qualified candidates for these positions. Self-nominations are welcome. Those who are nominated will need to electronically submit a copy of their CVs and a 200-word paragraph describing their interests and qualifications for the positions. Please send the nomination materials to the U.S.-based Co-Chair, Dr. Jinhee Kang, at email@example.com by June 8, 2018. We really welcome your involvement in our Section!!
Jinhee Kang, Ph.D., and Zhi-Jin Hou Ph.D.
Co-Chairs of the APA Div. 17 International Section
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