The Awards and Recognitions Committee has decided to extend the award nomination deadline through December 15 to accommodate those that were affected by Hurricane Sandy. Please consider nominating your colleagues for the awards described below!
SOCIETY OF COUNSELING PSYCHOLOGY AWARDS 2012 – 2013
CALL FOR NOMINATIONS
Co-Chairs Brian Glaser and Sharon Horne, on behalf of the SCP Awards and Recognition Committee, request nominations for the following Division 17 Awards:
Professional Awards (deadline: December 15, 2012)
• LEONA TYLER AWARD
• JOHN HOLLAND AWARD
• JOHN D. BLACK AWARD
• FRITZ AND LINN KUDER EARLY CAREER
• DOROTHY BOOZ BLACK AWARD
• SOCIAL JUSTICE AWARD
• THE LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT IN MENTORING
Student Awards (deadline: February 15, 2013)
• BARBARA A. KIRK AWARD
• DONALD E. SUPER FELLOWSHIP
Members of the Division 17 Awards and Recognition Committee
and members of the Executive Board may make nominations.
However, if they do so, they must withdraw from the
voting process related to any nominee for whom they have
written a letter of support. Announcement of all award winners
is made at the annual APA Convention (all award recipients are
notified confidentially prior to the convention). Current members
of the Division 17 Executive Board are not eligible for
these awards during their term of office.
GENERAL NOMINATION MATERIALS:
Nominations should include and be limited to the following:
(a) a nomination letter indicating the significance of the nominee’s
contributions and achievements as these relate to the
award criteria; (b) no more than three supporting letters from
other psychologists; and, (c) a copy of the nominee’s vita. Additional
materials for particular awards are noted below.
SEND MATERIALS ELECTRONICALLY TO:
Brian A. Glaser, Ph.D. (firstname.lastname@example.org)
• Please collate nomination materials into one PDF document
titled with nominee’s name and award name. For example,
“Linda Jackson SOCIAL JUSTICE AWARD.pdf” SUBMISSIONS CONSISTING OF
MULTIPLE FILES WILL BE RETURNED.
• Send only one nomination per email.
• Faxes or mailed submissions will not be accepted. (If you
don’t have access to email, please work with a colleague
• Please notify one of the committee chairs if you would
like to resubmit a nomination packet from last year.
AWARD DESCRIPTIONS & CRITERIA
THE LEONA TYLER AWARD rewards distinguished contributions
in research or professional achievement in counseling
psychology. The Award – the Society’s most prestigious
– honors this former President of both the Society and the
American Psychological Association.
THE JOHN HOLLAND AWARD for Outstanding Achievement
in Career and Personality Research is given for notable
research on career and personality topics. This award is for
mid- level professionals who have received their doctoral degrees
between 10 and 20 years ago. The award has an associated
monetary prize funded by Psychological Assessment
THE JOHN D. BLACK AWARD for Outstanding Achievement
in the Practice of Counseling Psychology rewards outstanding
achievement in the practice of counseling psychology.
The monetary prize associated with the award is donated
by Consulting Psychologists Press, Inc.
THE FRITZ AND LINN KUDER EARLY CAREER SCIENTIST/
PRACTITIONER AWARD was established to
honor early career achievements in science and practice. The
recipient must have received the doctoral degree within the
past ten years (i.e., 2001 or later). The award, which includes
a monetary prize from SCP, is made for outstanding contributions
to the science and practice of counseling psychology.
THE DOROTHY BOOZ BLACK AWARD FOR OUTSTANDING
ACHIEVEMENT IN COUNSELING HEALTH PSYCHOLOGY encourages and awards outstanding
research and practice in counseling health psychology. The
award has an associated monetary prize, funded by Consulting
Psychologist Press, Inc. Nominees must have made a primary
contribution in the research and practice of counseling health
psychology focused on health-related processes and outcomes.
THE SOCIAL JUSTICE AWARD is given to a living SCP
member* with a degree in counseling psychology or demonstrated
identity as a counseling psychologist. Nominees must
have a sustained commitment to counseling psychology, community
involvement, and diversity, as well as demonstrated
evidence of achieving community or organizational change
that supports disenfranchised, disempowered, less privileged,
or oppressed groups. This commitment to social justice also
must provide a larger impact on practice, research, and scholarship
in the field. The associated monetary award is funded
by the editors of The Handbook of Social Justice in Counseling
*The award also may be given to a small group whose collaborative work
meets the spirit of the award (and in which case the lead nominee must
meet all criteria above).
Social Justice Award nomination materials: Nomination letters
should describe the significance of the nominee’s contributions
relevant to the award criteria. No more than three supporting
letters of endorsement should be sent from stakeholders
connected to the social justice work of the individual(s) being
nominated. Nominations also should include: (1) nominee’s
current vita; (2) documentation from other sources (e.g., newspaper
articles, workshop brochures, publications) that indicate
widespread awareness or recognition of the nominee’s (or
small group’s) contributions; and, (3) a brief essay (1-2 pages,
written by either the nominator or nominee) summarizing
the nominee’s (or small group’s) work for social justice and
how this work meets the criteria for the Social Justice Award.
Members of the Awards and Recognition Committee also may
collect relevant information regarding the nominee(s).
The Lifetime Achievement in Mentoring Award acknowledges
career contributions to Counseling Psychology via excellence
in mentoring. This award is for professionals who
have provided mentoring throughout their careers.
SCP STUDENT AWARDS
THE BARBARA A. KIRK AWARD is presented in recognition
of outstanding student-initiated research (dissertation
or other). The award, which includes a cash award, was established
to honor the late Barbara A. Kirk. To be eligible, a
graduate student must conduct and produce independent research
while enrolled in a counseling psychology program.
The research can be submitted up to one year after graduation.
The nominee must be the principal author of the research.
Nominations should include (and be limited to) the following:
(1) a nomination letter discussing the significance of the nominee’s
contributions to counseling psychology; and (2) either a
full length manuscript in APA style (as one would submit for
publication), a published article, or an 1,800 word summary
of the research (as one would submit for an APA convention
THE DONALD E. SUPER FELLOWSHIP is awarded to
support dissertation research on a topic related to career development
and is accompanied by a cash award. Only doctoral
students enrolled in counseling psychology programs are
eligible. Because the Fellowship is intended to support recipients
during their tenure as students, the anticipated completion
date for the dissertation should not fall before the award date
(i.e., at the annual convention of APA). Nominations should
include (and be limited to) the following: (1) a nomination
letter discussing the significance of the nominee’s contributions
to counseling psychology; (2) an APA-style (6th edition)
formatted version of the student’s dissertation proposal not to
exceed 30 pages; and (3) an approval of the proposal signed
by the dissertation committee members. The Fellowship will
be awarded based on the quality of the dissertation proposal
and its potential for advancing knowledge in the area of career