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INTERNATIONAL SECTION AWARDS

Excellent Contribution Award & Lifetime Achievement Award

The Society of Counseling Psychology’s International Section is offering its new 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 U.S. 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 Meeting during the APA convention. The award winner(s) will also be acknowledged in our Section Newsletter. 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:

  1. 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.
  2. A letter of support
  3. 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 Meeting during the APA convention and will be acknowledged in our Section Newsletter. 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:

  1. A 500-1000 word summary of the project
  2. A letter of support from either the training director or the student’s project advisor.
  3. The candidate’s vitae

ICP Award Recipients

2017
Lifetime AchievementDr. Louise Douce, Ohio State University
Excellent Contribution Award: Dr. Mark Leach, University of Louisville
Graduate Student Outstanding Research Award: Dr. Nupur Sahai, Southern Illinois University
2016
Excellent Contribution Award: Dr. Y. Barry Chung, Indiana University
Graduate Student Outstanding Research AwardHui Xu, Arizona State University (Advisor: Dr. Terence Tracey)

2015
Lifetime Achievement Award: Dr. Alvin Seung-Ming Leung, Chinese University of Hong Kong
Excellent Contribution Award: Dr. Arpana Inman, Lehigh University
Outstanding Graduate Student Research Award: Theodore Bartholomew, University of Nebraska-Lincoln (Advisor: Dr. Michael Scheel)

2014
Excellent Contribution Award recipient: Dr. Jeffrey Prince, University of California, Berkeley
Outstanding Graduate Student Research Award: Jennifer Mootz, Texas Women’s University (Advisor: Dr. Sally Stabb)

2013
Excellent Contribution Award recipient: Dr. Linda Forrest
, University of Oregon & Dr. Sharon G. Horne, University of Massachusetts Boston
Outstanding Graduate Student Research Award: Yi Du, Iowa State University (Advisor: Dr. Mei Fen Wei)

2012
Lifetime Achievement Award recipient: Dr. Anthony J. Marsella
, University of Hawaii & Dr. Larry Gerstein, Ball State University
Outstanding Graduate Student Research Award: Dr. Hung Chiao, University of Missouri-Columbia (Advisor: Dr. Puncky Heppner)

2011
Lifetime Achievement Award recipient: Dr. Puncky Paul Heppner
, University of Missouri-Columbia
Outstanding Graduate Student Research Award: Elena S. Yakunina, University of Akron (Advisor: Dr. Ingrid Weigold)

2010
Lifetime Achievement Award recipient: Drs. Itamar Gati
, Hebrew University of Jerusalem & Jeff McWhirter, Arizona State University
Outstanding Graduate Student Research Award: Reid Trotter, University of Missouri-Columbia (Advisor: Dr. Puncky Heppner)

2009
Lifetime Achievement Award recipient: Dr. Paul Pedersen
, Syracuse University
Outstanding Graduate Student Research Award: Daniel Hess, University of Minnesota (Advisor: Dr. Michael Goh) & Huan J. Ye, University of Florida (Advisor: Dr. Kenneth Rice)

2008
Lifetime Achievement Award recipient:
Dr. Fred Leong, Michigan State University
Outstanding Graduate Student Research Award: Nicholas Scull, University of Wisconsin-Madison (Advisor: Dr. Stephen Quintana)

2007
Life time Achievement Award recipient:
Dr. Mark Savickas, Northeastern Ohio Universities Colleges of Medicine and Pharmacy
Outstanding Graduate Student Research Award: Arunya Tuicomepee, University of Minnesota (Advisor: Dr. John Romano)

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