Early Career Professional Paper Award

The Early Career Professional Paper Award is given to the best paper submission for the Div 39 Spring Meeting by a participant who is within the first 7 years after training.

The abstracts are blindly reviewed by committee and the criteria are cogency and potential contribution to the literature.  The winner receives a framed certificate of recognition that is presented at the President’s Reception for Graduate Students, Early Career Professionals and Candidates at the Spring Meeting. In addition, they are provided with mentorship toward completing the final paper for publication in Psychoanalytic Psychology.

The award is presented at the President’s Reception for Graduate Students, Early Career Professionals and Candidates at the Division 39 Spring Meeting.

Eligibility

All ECP abstract submissions that are accepted for presentation at the conference are automatically considered for the prize.

Past Recipients

2011: Norka T. Malberg, PsyD
Exploring Relational Patterns and the Intersubjective Experiences of Chronic Illness from a Mentalization Perspective.

2010: Johanna C. Malone, EdM, MA
What is the Container-Contained When There Are Ghosts in the Nursery?: Synthesizing the Work of Bion and Fraiberg Within Interventions with Mother-Child Dyads.