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2017 Awards and Recipients
Bridging the Gap Award
2017 Recipient: Paul Pohto, M.Ed.
This award was granted to Paul Pohto for exemplifying the SAS Pillar of Scholarship, Engagement, and Collaboration; specifically, the integration of psychological science and practice as future counseling psychologists.
Prevention and Promotion Award
2017 Recipient: Elizabeth Louis, M.A.
This award was granted to Elizabeth Louis for exemplifying the SAS Pillar of Prevention and Promotion; specifically, for showing an exemplary commitment to the pursuit of activities, which prevent negative mental health outcomes and/or promote emotional/mental well-being and self-care.
Social Justice and Advocacy Award
To apply for the Social Justice and Advocacy Award, students’ commitment to social justice must be demonstrated though practice, research, or professional service in the field. Each applicant submitted a statement, describing academic projects, research, and field experiences they have been involved with, as well as how their social justice experiences contribute to the future of Counseling Psychology. If you are interested in applying for this award, please email firstname.lastname@example.org for more information!
2017 Recipient: Jacks Cheng, Ed.M., M.A.
This award was granted to Jacks Cheng for the SAS Pillar of Social Justice and Advocacy; specifically, an exemplary commitment to helping disenfranchised and disempowered groups though social justice advocacy. The nominee’s commitment to social justice must be demonstrated through practice, research, and/or professional service in the field.
Student Travel Award
To apply for the Student Travel Award, students must be members of SAS, a student in good standing at an APA accredited counseling psychology doctoral program, and attended a conference related to Counseling Psychology during 2017.
2017 Recipient: Anil Lalwani, M.S.
This award was granted to Anil Lalwani for travel to the 2017 APA annual convention in Washington, D.C.