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. 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.

Annual deadline: June 1

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 Sallie Hildebrandt, PhD.

Past Recipients

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