Distinguished Psychologist of the Year Award

Sponsor: Division 42

Description
Recommendations for The Distinguished Psychologist of the Year Award will be presented by the Awards Committee to the Executive Committee and the Board of Directors for approval at the first board meeting of the year. The award is then presented by the president of the division.
Eligibility

The Board shall employ the following guidelines for the selection of the recipient of the Distinguished Psychologist of the Year Award:

  • Distinguished, sustained service in the practice of psychology.  While no specific length of service is required, a minimum of 15 to 20 years should be the norm.

  • The candidate is licensed and devotes a significant portion of time to the delivery of services.

  • Evidence of having received local, state, or national recognition.

  • The achievement of recognition by an appropriate specialty board.

  • Having served on local, state, or national boards, committees, and/or a division of APA.

  • The publication of theoretical, scientific, and/or research articles, books, monographs, and assessment devices which have made a demonstrable impact on the practice or thinking of colleagues.

  • The recipient of honors from other professional organizations.

  • Significant contribution in the areas of the training and/or teaching of colleagues.

  • Distinguished contribution to public welfare as a psychologist.

Past Recipients
2014

Helen Coons, PhD

2013

Nancy Molitor, PhD

2009

Robert Resnick

2008

Melba Vasquez

2007

Jeffrey Barnett

2006

Jean Carter

2005

Bonnie Markham

2004

Norma Simon

2003

Ron Levant

2002

Carol Goodheart

2001

Alan Entin

2000

Norine Johnson

1999

T. Richard Saunders

1998

Michael Murphy

1997

Karen Shore

1996

Dorothy W Cantor

1995

Ronald Fox

1994

Richard H. Mikesell

1993

Sandra Haber

1992

Michael F. Enright

1991

Karen Zager

1990

George D. Goldman

1989

Mathilda Canter

1988

Arthur L. Kovacs

1987

Stanley Moldawsky

1986

Robert Weitz

1985

Evelyn Hill

1984

Jack G. Wiggins

1983

Stanley R. Graham

1982

Marvin Metsky

1981

Herbert J. Freudenberger