Call For Nominations of Division 17 Members for APA Awards

Greetings Division 17 members,

Below you will find information on several prestigious APA awards whose deadlines are June 1st. In the past several years, our committee has assisted numerous nominators with award submission for counseling psychology colleagues that have resulted in our colleagues receiving these awards!

We are actively seeking nominations for all of these awards currently and hope that we are able to help more of our colleagues get the recognition they deserve. Please consider nominating individuals or emailing me with suggestions for individuals to nominate. We have a committee of individuals who can assist with the nomination process.

If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact me.
Sincerely,

Jessica, L Martin, PhD

Chair, Division 17 APA and Other Organization Awards Committee

 

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Deadline Date: June 1, 2017

Name of Award: Distinguished Scientific Award for Early Career Contribution to Psychology

Type of Award: APA

Website: http://www.apa.org/about/awards/early-career-contribution.aspx

Criteria/Notes: Awards go to young psychologists in the following broad areas of psychology: social, perception and motor performance, behavioral and cognitive neuroscience, applied research, individual differences. Nominees must have received doctoral degree less than 10 years. For more information on the award, eligibility and application instructions see the website above.

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Deadline Dates: June 1, 2017

Name of Award: Distinguished Contributions to Education and Training in Psychology and Distinguished Career Contributions Award

Type of Award: APA, Board of Educational Affairs

Website: http://www.apa.org/about/awards/edutrain.aspx

Criteria/Notes: This award recognizes specific contributions in education and training, including: Important research on education or training, the development of effective materials for instruction, the establishment of workshops, conferences or networks of communication for education and training, achievement and leadership in administration that facilitates education and training, activity in professional organizations that promote excellence.

For more information on the award, eligibility and application instructions see the website above.

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Deadline Date: June 1, 2017

Name of Award: APA Award for Distinguished Contributions to the International Advancement of Psychology

Type of Award: APA, Office of International Affairs

Website: http://www.apa.org/about/awards/international-advancement.aspx

Criteria/Notes: This award recognizes distinguished and enduring lifetime contributions to the international cooperation and advancement of knowledge in psychology. Nominees may be from any country and need not be APA members.

For more information on the award, eligibility and application instructions see the website above.

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Deadline Dates: June 1, 2017

Name of Award: APA Award for Distinguished Professional Contributions to Independent Practice

Type of Award: APA, Board of Professional Affairs

Website: http://www.apa.org/about/awards/private-sector.aspx

Criteria/Notes: The award is intended to recognize outstanding independent practitioners in psychology. Nominations will be considered for psychologists working in any area of clinical specialization, health services provision, or consulting, and services provided to any patient population or professional clientele in an independent setting.

For more information on the award, eligibility and application instructions see the website above.

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Deadline Dates: June 1, 2017

Name of Award: APA Award for Distinguished Professional Contributions to Institutional Practice

Type of Award: APA, Board of Professional Affairs

Website: http://www.apa.org/about/awards/institutional-practice.aspx

Criteria/Notes: This award is given to outstanding practitioners in psychology. Nominations will be considered for psychologists working in a wide variety of institutional practice settings (e.g. schools, military, state hospital, Department of Veterans Affairs, etc.) and for services provided to diverse populations.

For more information on the award, eligibility and application instructions see the website above.

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Deadline Dates: June 1, 2017

Name of Award: APA Award for Distinguished Professional Contributions to Applied Research

Type of Award: APA, Board of Professional Affairs

Website: http://www.apa.org/about/awards/applied-research.aspx

Criteria/Notes: Given to a psychologist whose research has led to important discoveries or developments in the field of applied psychology. To be eligible, this research should have led to innovative applications in an area of psychological practice, including but not limited to assessment, consultation, instruction, or intervention (either direct or indirect). Research involving the original development of procedures, methodologies, or technical skills that significantly improve the application of psychological knowledge and provide direct and immediate solutions to practical problem areas will be considered, as will research that has informed psychologists on how better to observe, define, predict, or control behavior. Original integration of existing theories or knowledge is also eligible for consideration.

For more information on the award, eligibility and application instructions see the website above.

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Deadline Date: June 1, 2017

Name of Award: APA International Humanitarian Award

Type of Award: APA, Office of International Affairs

Website: http://www.apa.org/about/awards/international-humanitarian.aspx

Criteria/Notes: This award recognizes “extraordinary humanitarian service” by a psychologist or group of psychologists. Nominees can be from any country and do not need to be members or affiliates of APA.

For more information on the award, eligibility and application instructions see the website above.

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Deadline Date: June 1, 2017

Name of Award: Distinguished Contributions to Psychology in the Public Interest Award (Early Career & Senior Career)

Type of Award: APA, Public Interest Directorate

Website: http://www.apa.org/pi/governance/bappi/nominations.aspx

Criteria/Notes:  Recognizes two psychologists (one of which has received their doctorate no more than 15 years ago) who are involved in public interest endeavors, including the identification or solution of significant social problems, unusual initiative or dedication in activities meeting client or community needs, or the advancement of human justice related to the provision of psychological services or science.

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Deadline Date: June 1, 2017

Name of Award: Distinguished Contributions to Research in Public Policy

Type of Award: APA, Public Interest Directorate

Website: http://www.apa.org/pi/governance/bappi/nominations.aspx

Criteria/Notes: Recognizes a psychologist who has made a distinguished contribution to research in public policy, either through a single extraordinary achievement or a lifetime of work. The contribution may consist of any of the following: research leading others to view specific national policies differently, research demonstrating the importance of the application of psychological methods and theory to public policy, or research clarifying the ways scientific knowledge or human behavior informs public policy.

For more information on the award, eligibility and application instructions see the website above.

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Jessica L. Martin, PhD

Chair, Division 17 APA and Other Organization Awards Committee

Assistant Professor

Division of Counseling Psychology

University at Albany- SUNY

jlmartin@albany.edu

Phone: 518.442.4935

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