Award for Media Contributions to the Field of Trauma Psychology

This award recognizes the creators of media presentations for lay audiences that educate the public in a scientifically sound manner about the psychology of trauma.

Deadline: April 15, 2015

Sponsor: Division 56


Any kind of work available in any form is eligible (e.g., written word, film, video, web, graphics). Fiction and non-fiction representations are equally welcome. Nominations should include the names of the creator(s) of the work being nominated, as well as either a sample of the work being nominated, or a web address for the nominated work, or both.

Self-nominations are accepted.

How to Apply

Submit the following materials:

  1. A copy of the nominee's CV. 

  2. A nominating letter describing the candidate's suitability.

Electronically to the Awards Chair.

Past Recipients

Julia Hoffman, PhD


Jessica L. Hamblen, PhD, for AboutFace, and Alex Kotlowitz for This American Life (Harpers High School and In Country, In City), and the New York Times editorial on community violence 


Garry Trudeau — Doonesbury, Nicholas Kristof and Sheyl WuDunn — Half the Sky