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The APPIC Board of Directors - Awards


Announcement: Call for Nominations for the 2014 APPIC Training Excellence Awards


Submission Deadline: March 17, 2014

The APPIC Board of Directors is pleased to call for nominations for two APPIC Training Excellence awards:

  • APPIC Award for Excellence Training
  • APPIC Award for Excellence in Diversity Training

Nomination Procedures

Nominations should be in the form of a letter no more than two pages in length. The nominating statement should be in the first sentence and clearly specify the specific training award for which recognition is sought. The two award categories are: [1] Excellence in Training, or [2] Excellence in Diversity Training. The nomination letter should provide information that supports the nomination. Letters that request recognition for MORE than ONE award will not be considered

Nominators should inform the nominee that his or her name is being submitted. An electronic copy of the nominee's CV must also be submitted and should be sent as an e-mail attachment.

The nominating statement and the nominee's CV should be sent by March 17, 2014 as an e-mail attachment (MS Word or PDF) to Mariella Self, PhD: mmself@bcm.edu



APPIC Award for Excellence in Training


The APPIC Board of Directors offers two biennial Awards for Training Excellence. The two Awards provide recognition of individuals for distinguished achievement in training and teaching in APPIC Member internship and postdoctoral training settings. Outstanding accomplishment may be recognized in any one of three areas: internship training, postdoctoral training, or diversity training.

Eligibility Nominees for one of the two APPIC Training Excellence Awards should be outstanding psychologists who demonstrate: [1] a history of excellence in innovative training and teaching in APPIC member internship and postdoctoral training programs, and/or [2] a history of administrative activities that support and advance innovative training and teaching in APPIC member programs.


Nominees must work at an APPIC Member training program. Any individual who makes outstanding contributions to training is eligible. Nominees do not have to be a Training Director. Any individual or group can submit nominations, but the nominator(s) must be faculty, staff member, administrator, Training Director, or trainee at an APPIC member internship or postdoctoral training program. Self-nominations are not permitted.




APPIC Award for Excellence in Diversity Training


This award recognizes outstanding psychologists who demonstrate a history of excellence in diversity innovative training and teaching in APPIC member internship and postdoctoral training programs, and/or a history of administrative activities that support and advance diversity innovative training and teaching in APPIC member programs. Nominees do not have to be a Training Director but must work at an APPIC member training site. Any individual or group can submit nominations, but the nominator(s) must be faculty, staff, administrator, Training Director, or trainee at an APPIC member internship or postdoctoral training program (self-nominations are not permitted).

 

Connie Hercey APPIC Distinguished Service Award

This award was established in 2011 to honor Connie Hercey’s 20+ years of service to APPIC as Executive Director before her retirement in 2010. The award will be presented as qualified recipients are nominated, with preference given to those who have served APPIC well over time in a meaningful way through service, projects, and leadership roles. Nominations will be solicited annually from the APPIC Board and will be reviewed by the APPIC Board Awards Committee (self-nominations are not permitted).

 

APPIC Committee Service Award


This award recognizes outstanding psychologists who demonstrate a history of excellence in innovative training and teaching in APPIC member internship and postdoctoral training programs, and have a history of outstanding work on an APPIC standing Committee.  APPIC Board members or APPIC Committee members submit nominations (self-nominations are not permitted).



TEPP Award


This award is given to stimulate, recognize, and reward contributions to scholarly and applied knowledge related to psychology education and training, and is a collaborative effort between APPIC and Training and Education in Professional Psychology. An outstanding contribution is broadly defined to include exceptional empirical, theoretical, conceptual, applied, and/or methodological contributions that substantially and significantly advance a particular topic or area within psychology education or training. The TEPP editorial staff nominates one paper per TEPP volume year to be considered by the APPIC Board.


Award Procedures


Nominations for the Excellence in Training and Excellence in Diversity Training awards should be in the form of a letter no more than two pages in length and must be submitted by April 15 to Dr. Mariella Self at: mmself@bcm.edu

The nominating statement should be in the first sentence and clearly specify the specific training award for which recognition is sought (letters that request recognition of more than one award will not be reviewed). In addition, an electronic copy of the nominee’s CV must be submitted as an email attachment. The Awards Committee may keep applications for up to three years to review for selection in subsequent years.

 

 

Nominations for the Connie Hercey Award are made by the APPIC Board and nominations for the APPIC Committee Service Award are made by APPIC Board and/or APPIC Committee members.

Nominations for the TEPP award are made by the TEPP editorial staff to the APPIC Board. Nominations are based on the unique contribution of the article, and the anticipated or experience impact of the article on psychology education and training.

 

There is no expectation for annual winners for these awards, but instead, the awards will be presented as qualified individuals are selected

The APPIC Board votes on and chooses all award winners.


Awards Ceremony
Each  award includes a plaque and a check for $500.00 to be presented at the APPIC business meeting during the annual APA convention. Award winners need not be present to receive the award.

Questions?
Questions about these awards may be directed to Dr. Mariella Self at 
mmself@texaschildrens.org