Distinguished Contributions to the Advancement of Disability Issues in Psychology Award

This award seeks to recognize an APA member who has had a significant and enduring impact on advancing the role of psychological principles to enhance the lives of and promote the inclusion of people with disabilities in society.

Sponsor: Committee on Disability Issues in Psychology (CDIP)

Description

The Committee on Disability Issues in Psychology (CDIP) of the American Psychological Association is soliciting nominations for Distinguished Contributions to the Advancement of Disability Issues in Psychology Award.

The award will be presented by members of CDIP at the 2015 APA Annual Convention in Toronto. The award recipient will serve as the keynote speaker for the CDIP Conversation Hour, and is invited to present on a topic of his/her choosing.

Eligibility

This award was developed to recognize a current APA member who has had a significant and enduring impact on advancing the role of psychological principles to enhance the lives of and promote the inclusion of people with disabilities in society. The contributions may be of a scientific, professional, educational, mentoring, leadership or political nature.

How to Apply

The nominator is asked to compile and submit the following materials:

  • Letter of nomination (written by the nominator) to include a brief description of the specific achievements and contributions of the nominee (500-word maximum).

  • A current curriculum vitae, requested from the nominee.

  • Three letters of support.

Nominations and all supporting materials must be received no later than Feb. 15, 2015

Send nomination materials to: 

American Psychological Association
Office on Disability Issues, Public Interest Directorate
750 First Street, NE
Washington, DC 20002-4242

Nominations can also be submitted by email.