Distinguished Scientific Contributions to the Application of Psychology (Division 50)
This award recognizes a division member who has made distinguished contributions to the application of psychology. These contributions may include
The discovery and development of new information — empirical or otherwise — in the addictions field.
The development of new modes of clinical practice.
The development of a major health delivery system for addictive behaviors.
The new information permits innovative applications in a wide variety of situations: assessment, consultation, instruction, training, and direct or indirect interventions. Alternatively, the new service delivery might reach new clienteles, or segments of the population not previously accessed before.