Outstanding Advocate for Boys Award

This award recognizes exceptional contributions that enhance the well-being of boys or adolescent males.

Sponsor: Division 51

The award will consider research, service, or therapeutic contributions that have improved the lives of boys.  Nominee does need to be a member of SPSMM.
How to Apply

Any member of SPSMM may make a nomination.  All nomination materials must be submitted in one complete packet by the nominator to the Awards Committee Chair.  This packet should include four copies of the following: 

  • A cover letter detailing the award and the person being nominated

  • Two letters of support from individuals other than the nominator

  • The nominee's vita (if available)

  • A phone number where the nominated person can be reached (can be included in the cover letter)

Researcher of the Year nominations should indicate publications for which the nominee is being honored.  This information can be detailed  in the cover letter or in a separate document.

Please send applications to Dr. Mark Stevens at:

Mark Stevens, Ph.D.
University Counseling Services
Bayramian Hall 520
California State University Northridge
18111 Nordhof St.
Northridge, CA 91330

Past Recipients

Hector Torres, PsyD
Ramel Smith, PhD
William Seymour, PhD