SPTA Diversity Award

This award recognizes innovation, creative and significant contributions by a State and Provincial Psychological Association to advance diversity for its members, in its leadership, and for the public, and ongoing activities related to diversity in membership, governance and leadership, and programming.

Sponsor: Division 31

Description

Such contributions may include:

  • Sponsoring CE workshops to enhance multicultural competencies and awareness.

  • Planning community forums to address issues of diversity.

  • Recruiting new members into the Association and increasing the diversity of the Association's membership, to include students and early career psychologists.

  • Increasing representation of diverse groups in the Association's leadership.

  • Mentoring programs for psychologists of diverse backgrounds.

  • Educating members through newsletters and other publications on topics of diversity.

  • Developing new and innovative programs contributing to increased knowledge of issues of diversity.

Eligibility

Contributions worthy of this award may include: sponsoring CE workshops to enhance multicultural competencies and awareness, planning community forums to address issues of diversity, recruiting new members into the Association and increasing the diversity of the Association's membership, to include students and early career psychologists, increasing representation of diverse groups in the Association's leadership, mentoring programs for Psychologists of diverse backgrounds, educating members through newsletters and other publications on topics of diversity, and developing new and innovative programs contributing to increased knowledge of issues of diversity.


How to Apply

Please submit nominations to Cathy McDaniels, PhD.

Past Recipients

2016

Georgia Psychological Association

2015

Oregon Psychological Association

2014

Arkansas Psychological Association

2013

Kentucky Psychological Association

2012

Tennessee Psychological Association

2011

Illinois Psychological Association

2010

Washington State Psychological Association

2009

New Mexico Psychological Association

2008

Minnesota Psychological Association

2007

N/A

2006

Hawaii Psychological Association

2005

Kentucky Psychological Association

2004

Ohio Psychological Association

2003

Connecticut Psychological Association