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Call for Nominations for MPA Annual Awards

Friday, July 17, 2020   (0 Comments)
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The MPA Nominating and Governance Committee is seeking nominations of individuals and organizations to be honored for their achievements and contributions to psychology in Massachusetts at MPA's virtual awards presentation on December 5th.

Only a select few of these awards are given each year. For a list of past recipients, please

Nominations are sought for the following awards:

Kenneth D. Herman, Ph.D., J.D. Career Contribution Award:  Recognizes individuals who have made outstanding contributions to the advancement of psychology as a science and a profession. 

Ezra Saul Psychological Service Award: Recognizes the promotion and acceptance of psychological services in Massachusetts.

Stanley R. Berkowitz Allied Professional Award:  Recognizes individuals who have played a significant role in advocacy and support of mental health issues.  Such individuals have supported psychologists in their profession by assisting in advocating for the welfare of their clients and the practice of mental health and treatment. 

Humanitarian Award: An award for outstanding contributions to the humanitarian goals of society, through service and activism, and to the enhancement of its educational, psychological, and social process.  

Special Recognition Award:  An award to recognize members of the public who have made exceptional contributions to the enhancement of psychology as a science and a profession.

Teacher of the Year Award:  An award for undergraduate or graduate professors who:  1) Have demonstrated influence in promoting an interest in the field of psychology to students;  2) Have developed effective teaching methods, courses, and/or teaching methods; 3) Are concerned with professional identity as a teacher of psychology as seen by professional activity within and outside the university.  
 
Media Award:  Aims to recognize journalists, authors, and filmmakers who played a significant role in advocacy and support of mental health issues.  Such individuals have supported psychologists in their profession by reporting on issues pertinent to the practice of psychology and the many individuals suffering from mental illness. 
 
Corporate Recognition Award:  Recognizes corporations for their efforts to create products that improve mental health well-being and/or create and foster a healthy environment for their employees to facilitate mental health well-being. 

Eric A. Harris, Ed.D., J.D. Distinguished Service Award:  Recognizes individuals who have provided extraordinary service to the advancement of psychology, and who have made significant contributions to, and an impact on, MPA. 

Psychologically Healthy Workplace Award:  Recognizes workplaces for their efforts to create and foster a healthy environment for their employees to facilitate mental health well-being. 
 
And, NEW THIS YEAR:   
 
The APA Citizen Psychologist Award: Recognizes and honors those psychologists who, through their expertise, time, actions and dedication, are involved in exemplary community engagement service. 
 
 
**Nominations must be received by September 10th**

 


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