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APPIC Excellence in Training Awards 2021

 

The APPIC Board of Directors is please to call for nominations for three APPIC Training Excellence awards:

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

Submission Deadline: July 15, 2021

Nomination Procedures

  1. Faculty, staff members, administrators, or trainees (current or former) at APPIC member sites are welcomed to submit nominations. Nominations should be in the form of a letter no more than two pages in length. The initial nominating statement should clearly specify the nominee and the award category for which recognition is sought (i.e., Excellence in Training or Excellence in Diversity Training). Letters that request recognition for both awards will not be considered. Nominators should inform the nominee that his or her name is being submitted. The Awards Committee may keep nominations for up to three years to recommend updated re-nominations for subsequent years.
  2. An electronic copy of the nominee's CV must also be submitted.
  3. The letter of nomination and the nominee's CV should be submitted by July 15, 2021 using this link:
2021 APPIC Training Excellence Awards Nomination Link

 


APPIC Award for Excellence in Training

The APPIC Board of Directors offers one biennial Award for Training Excellence. This award provides recognition of individuals for distinguished achievement in training and teaching in APPIC Member internship and postdoctoral training settings.

Eligibility: Nominees must be affiliated with 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. Nominees for the APPIC Training Excellence Award 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.

 

APPIC Award for Excellence in Diversity Training

The APPIC Board of Directors offers one biennial Award for Excellence in Diversity Training. This award recognizes outstanding psychologists who demonstrate a history of excellence in innovative diversity training and teaching in APPIC member internship and postdoctoral training programs, and/or a history of administrative activities that support and advance innovative diversity training and teaching in APPIC member programs.

Eligibility: Nominees must be affiliated with an APPIC Member training program. Any individual who makes outstanding contributions to diversity 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. Nominees for the APPIC Excellence in Diversity Training Award should be outstanding psychologists who demonstrate: [1] a history of excellence in innovative diversity training and teaching in APPIC member internship and postdoctoral training programs, and/or [2] a history of administrative activities that support and advance innovative diversity training and teaching in APPIC member programs.

 

APPIC Award for Excellence in Innovation in Training

The APPIC Board of Directors is offering a new Award for Excellence in Innovation in Training. This award recognizes outstanding psychologists who have demonstrated innovation to manage the challenges of the past year, particularly adapting APPIC member internship and postdoctoral training programs to address the impact of COVID-19 on trainee experiences, competency acquisition, and facilitation of professional development.

Eligibility: Nominees must be affiliated with an APPIC Member training program. Any individual who makes outstanding contributions to innovation in 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. Nominees for the APPIC Excellence in Innovation in Training Award should be outstanding psychologists who demonstrate: [1] excellence in innovative methods to manage the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on APPIC member internship and postdoctoral fellowship training programs, and/or [2] a history of administrative activities that support and advance innovation in psychology training in APPIC member programs.

 

Selection and Presentation of Award Winners

The APPIC Awards Committee reviews the nominations and then makes recommendations to the APPIC Board of Directors. The Board of Directors determines the final award recipients.

The awards will be announced at the APPIC Business Meeting to be held virtually at 2 pm CST (12 pm PST/3 pm EST) on August 11, 2021. Each winner receives a plaque, a check for $500, and an award citation to be published in the APPIC Newsletter. Although APPIC enthusiastically welcomes the attendance of the award recipients at the virtual Business Meeting which is open to all APPIC Member Programs, there is no requirement that the winner be present to accept the award. As the meeting will be held virtually, awards will be mailed to the recipients.

 

Questions?

Please contact Shona Vas, Ph.D., ABPP, APPIC Awards Chair, at svas@bsd.uchicago.edu with questions about APPIC Awards or nomination materials.