Award Nomination Deadline Extended to 12/15/12

APA2014_28The 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

https://www.div17.org/about_awards_div17.html

 

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

SCIENTIST/PRACTITIONER AWARD

• DOROTHY BOOZ BLACK AWARD

• SOCIAL JUSTICE AWARD

• THE LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT IN MENTORING

AWARD

 

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. (bglaser@uga.edu)

• 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

who does).

• 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

Resources, Inc.

 

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

Psychology.

*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).

Other Report

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

proposal).

 

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

development.

 

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