The Committee on Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Concerns Outstanding Achievement Awards

These awards recognize psychologists for significant contributions to the mission of CLGBTC.

Sponsor: Committee on Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Concerns

Description

The Committee on Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Concerns (CLGBTC) of the American Psychological Association (APA) annually presents one or two Outstanding Achievement Awards to recognize psychologists for significant contributions to the mission of CLGBTC. This mission is to:

  • Study and evaluate on an ongoing basis how the issues and concerns of lesbian, gay male, bisexual and transgender psychologists can best be dealt with.

  • Encourage objective and unbiased research in areas relevant to lesbian, gay male, bisexual and transgender adults and youths, and the social impact of such research.

  • Examine the consequences of inaccurate information and stereotypes about lesbian, gay male, bisexual and transgender adults and youths in clinical practice.

  • Develop educational materials for distribution to psychologists and others.

  • Make recommendations regarding the integration of these issues into the APA's activities to further the cause of the civil and legal rights of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender psychologists within the profession. (APA Association Rule 150-4).

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