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Task Force on Serious Mental Illness/Severe Emotional Disturbance Call for Nominations

Deadline:  Monday, June 10, 2019

The Task Force on Serious Mental Illness and Severe Emotional Disturbance (TFSMI/SED) is seeking nominations for six members, each to serve a three-year term beginning at the APA Convention in August 2019 and ending August 2022. 

The TFSMI/SED was established in 1994 by the APA Council of Representatives and currently falls under the oversight of the Board of Professional Affairs (BPA).  Current priorities of the TFSMI/SED include:

  • Defining and supporting the unique contributions of psychologists in working with populations with SMI or SED within the changing mental health marketplace.
  • Making recommendations to APA / APA Services Inc. concerning practice, research, training, and advocacy issues related to the treatment of people who experience SMI or SED.
  • Provide trainings / contribute to the development of educational materials to promote clinical education of psychologists and provide practice resources for recovery and improved outcomes for people with SMI or SED.
  • Strengthening relationships with groups of people with lived experience, family groups, and advocacy groups, and other professional organizations whose focus is ameliorating the effects of SMI or SED.
  • Identifying ways psychologists can function most effectively in treating individuals with SMI or SED in organized systems of care.
  • Contribute to and actively support of the concept of recovery for people with SMI or SED.
  • Identifying practical community-based alternatives to institutionalization.
  • Development of a post-doctoral specialization in SMI Psychology.

Nominations and supporting material should be submitted to Susie Lazaroff at [email protected] by Monday, June 10.  Nomination statements and curriculum vitae will be distributed to the voting task force members along with the ballot in June. Newly elected members will be notified prior to the APA Convention meeting in August.

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APA Awards - Call for Nominations

Posted: May 28, 2019

2020 APA Public Interest Awards

The Board for the Advancement of Psychology in the Public Interest (BAPPI) invites nominations for the 2020 APA Public Interest Awards. The deadline for receipt of nomination materials is June 1, 2019. Please send all nomination materials listed below to Tiffany Sleek at [email protected] 

APA Award for Distinguished Contributions to Psychology in the Public Interest (Senior Career) 

APA Award for Distinguished Contributions to Psychology in the Public Interest (Early Career) 

APA Award for Distinguished Contributions to Research in Public Policy 

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2020 APA Gold Medal Awards for Life Achievement 

The American Psychological Foundation (APF) invites nominations for the APF 2020 Gold Medal Award for Life Achievement by a Psychologist in the Public Interest. The award includes a mounted medallion; a waiver of 2020 convention registration fees; round trip airfare; and a travel stipend of $1,000 to attend the 2020 American Psychological Association (APA) Annual Convention in Washington, DC. 

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2019 APA Board of Directors Nominations

Posted: May 23, 2019

The 2019 APA Board of Directors nominations will be closing soon! 7 DAYS LEFT TO SUBMIT YOUR NOMINATIONS!

Nominations are sought for two member-at-large positions. The term of service for these positions is January 1, 2020-December 31, 2022. For more details, please click on the following link: https://www.apa.org/about/governance/elections/members-at-large   

 

Nominations will close May 29, 2019.

 

2019 CPA Board Ballot

Posted: May 1, 2019

CPA Members! Don't forget to vote for your Board representatives by this Friday, May 24.

It is that time of year and the Colorado Psychological Association Board Election ballot is now open. As a friendly reminder, please take the time and cast your vote today. If you have already voted, thank you! 

Please see below for this year's candidates and bios. Once you have reviewed, please click the survey link to cast your votes. 

Only members are eligible to vote in these elections. You will vote for 1 President-Elect, 1 At-Large Member: ECP Chair, and 1 At-Large Board Member.

View the Nominee Information and Ballot Here!
 

Call for Nominations: APA Early Career Psychologist Champion Award 

Posted: May 21, 2019

 Overview 

To recognize groups or individuals who champion the interests of early career psychologists. 

Description 

The APA Committee on Early Career Psychologists (CECP) invites nominations for its annual Champion Award. This recognition award is presented to individuals or groups that have shown exceptional support to early career members and CECP and are concerned with, knowledgeable about, and familiar with issues related to early career psychologists in the field of psychology. In the past, recipients have demonstrated ongoing support and an overall commitment to advancing the interests of early career psychologists at APA or in related professional societies and associations. A plaque will be presented at the APA Annual Convention during the ECP Social Hour. 

Eligibility 

Individuals and groups may self-nominate. Nominators and nominees need not be APA members. 

How to Apply 

All nominations must include a brief statement of support for the nominee (250 words max). Optionally, you can strengthen the nomination by including any supporting documentation or weblinks that highlight the individual's or group's focus on the interests of early career psychologists. 

Nomination must be received by the end of the day on June 20, 2019. Direct questions and nomination materials to Lucia Gutierrez, PhD, by email at [email protected] 

Past recipients 

2018 – National Register of Health Service Psychologists; Cady Block, PhD 

2017 – Rick McGraw, PhD; APA Committee on Rural Health 

2016 – Ian King, MBA; Nancy Moore, PhD, MBA 

2015 – Susan McDaniel, PhD; APA Board of Convention Affairs 

2014 – Rhea Farberman; American Board of Professional Psychology (ABPP) 

2013 – Nadine Kaslow, PhD; Elena Eisman, PhD; APA Committee for the Advancement 

of Professional Practice 

2012 - Suzanne Bennett Johnson, PhD; APA Board of Convention Affairs 

2011 - Carol Goodheart, EdD; APA Membership Board 

 
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