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2013 AAPA awards: Call for nominations (deadline June 3)

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AAPA Early Career Award for Distinguished Contribution to Service

The AAPA Early Career Award recognizes distinguished contributions to the field of Asian American Psychology from a psychologist early in his or her career. The candidate may not be more than 8 years post-Ph.D. at the time of nomination. The awardees are honored during the AwardsBanquet at the annual AAPA Convention.

This award will be given to an early career psychologist who has demonstrated outstanding achievement in the areas of practice, advocacy, or leadership in applied (non-academic) settings.

A qualified candidate must demonstrate achievement in one or more of the following areas: (a) innovative and outstanding delivery of psychological services to Asian Americans ; (b) development of programs, procedures, or technical skills in mental health, intergroup relations, and Asian American welfare; (c) activities related to furthering Asian American interests through legislative, legal, political, or organizational involvement (including student and community organizations); (d) leadership in local, state, or federal organizations that serve the public interest of Asian Americans; (e) other advocacy work on behalf of Asian Americans (e.g., providing pro-bono work to Asian Americans whose access to services may be limited).

Required materials:

  1. A formal letter of nomination must describe: (a) the qualification of the for the award and (b) details of the specific contributions to practice, advocacy, or leadership that merit the award. Self nominations are welcome.
  2. At least one letter of recommendation (in addition to the nomination letter). The committee will accept up to 2 letters of recommendation.
  3. Nominee’s CV

All materials must be received by the Awards Committee Chair: Sumie Okazaki at sumie.okazaki@nyu.edu by June 3, 2013, 5pm EST.

 

 

AAPA Early Career Award for Distinguished Contribution to Research

The AAPA Early Career Award recognizes distinguished contributions to the field of Asian American Psychology from a psychologist early in his or her career. The candidate may not be more than 8 years post-Ph.D. at the time of nomination. The awardees are honored during the AwardsBanquet at the annual AAPA Convention.

This award will be given to an early career psychologist who has demonstrated outstanding achievement in research and scholarship.

A qualified candidate must demonstrate outstanding contribution in one or more of the following areas: (a) development or advancement of psychological theories in Asian American psychology; (b) noteworthy research contributions that further the knowledge base of Asian American psychology.

For the list of previous awardees, see “Awards for Members” under JOIN.

Required materials:

  1. A formal letter of nomination must describe: (a) the qualification of the for the award and (b) details of the specific contributions to research and scholarship that merit the award. Self nominations are welcome.
  2. At least one letter of recommendation (in addition to the nomination letter). The committee will accept up to 2 letters of recommendation.
  3. Nominee’s CV

All materials must be received by the Awards Committee Chair: Sumie Okazaki at sumie.okazaki@nyu.edu by June 3, 2013, 5pm EST.

 

 

AAPA Distinguished Contributions Award

AAPA formally recognizes members who have made Distinguished Contributions to psychological issues relevant to Asian American and Pacific Islander Americans. The awardees are honored during the Awards Banquet at the annual AAPA Convention.  A qualified candidate must have demonstrated distinguished contribution in one or more of the following areas:

  1. Scholarship: contributions to the development of conceptual psychological schemes or theories; applications of research and theories; the integration of knowledge to provide greater understanding of Asian Americans.
  2. Practice: innovations and outstanding applications of the knowledge base in Asian American psychology; the development of programs, procedures, or technical skills in mental health, intergroup relations, and Asian American welfare.
  3. Leadership: activities related to furthering Asian American interests through legislative, legal, political, or organizational involvement; leadership in local, state, or federal organizations.

For the list of previous awardees, see “Awards for Members” under JOIN.

Required materials:

  1. A formal letter of nomination must describe: (a) the qualification of the for the award and (b) details of the specific contributions to scholarship, practice, and/or leadership that merit the award. Self nominations are welcome.
  2. At least one letter of recommendation (in addition to the nomination letter). The committee will accept up to 2 letters of recommendation.
  3. Nominee’s CV

All materials must be received by the Awards Committee Chair: Sumie Okazaki at sumie.okazaki@nyu.edu by June 3, 2013, 5pm EST.

 

AAPA Lifetime Achievement

The AAPA Lifetime Achievement Award recognizes distinguished and exemplary long-term contributions to the field of Asian American Psychology from a senior level psychologist.   Long-term is defined as a career spanning no less than 25 years.  The areas of contributions for thisaward are similar to those for the Distinguished Contributions Award, namely Scholarship, Practice, and Leadership.  The awardees are honored during the Awards Banquet at the annual AAPA Convention.

The award is given only occasionally, and to-date there has been only 5 recipients of this prestigious award from the Association.

For the list of previous awardees, see “Awards for Members” under JOIN.

Required materials:

  1. A formal letter of nomination must describe: (a) the qualification of the for the award and (b) details of the specific contributions to practice, advocacy, or leadership that merit the award.
  2. At least one letter of recommendation (in addition to the nomination letter). The committee will accept up to 2 letters of recommendation.
  3. Nominee’s CV

All materials must be received by the Awards Committee Chair: Sumie Okazaki at sumie.okazaki@nyu.edu by June 3, 2013, 5pm EST