Distinguished Student Service Award in Clinical Psychology

This award recognizes a graduate student in clinical psychology who has made outstanding service contributions to the profession and the community.

Deadline: November 1, 2015; November 1, 2016

Sponsor: Division 12

Description

The Distinguished Student Service Award in Clinical Psychology honors a graduate student in clinical psychology who has made outstanding service contributions to the profession and community.

Service contributions can include:

  • Development of creative educational programs or other novel activities in the advancement of service.

  • Contributions to diversity.

  • Working to increase funding for agencies.

  • Volunteer time.

  • Working on legislation regarding mental health.

  • General mental health advocacy; as initiating outreach to underserved communities or substantive involvement in efforts to do such outreach.

Recipients of the award receive a plaque, a $200 honorarium contributed jointly by Division 12 and Journal of Clinical Psychology, and a complementary two-year subscription to JCLP & JCLP: In Session.

Eligibility

Recipients of the Div. 12 graduate student awards must be matriculated doctoral students in clinical psychology (including predoctoral interns) who are student affiliates of Div. 12.

The Division 12 Education & Training Committee will determine the award recipients.

How to Apply

Nominations should include a copy of nominee's curriculum vitae and two letters of support detailing the nominee's service contributions to the profession and community.

Please submit nomination materials to:

Awards Committee Chair
APA Division 12
P.O. Box 98045
Atlanta, GA 30359

Inquiries should be directed to the Division 12 Central Office at (404) 254-5062.

Past Recipients
2014

Casey Calhoun

2012

Maria Espinola

2011

Sujata Swaroop

2010

Emily Engel

2009

Malique Carr

2008

Melissa Nova

2007

Brian J. Hall

2006

Jessica Tartaro

2005

Ignacio Acevedo-Polakovich

2004

Jessica Foley