Student Poster Awards

The Society of Group Psychology and Group Psychotherapy (APA Division 49) offers up to three awards for students presenting posters at the Annual APA Convention. These awards are $300, $200, $100 and are presented for the best posters that contribute to the mission and goals for the Society. Posters will be judged on their applicability to the division's mission and goals, the quality of the material and its presentation. Eligible students must be currently enrolled in a mental health professional preparation program.

2013 Winning Posters

Student Poster Awards
  • First Prize:
    Delia Avelar, MA
    Title: A Culturally Responsive Program to Decrease Depressive Symptoms for Immigrant Latina Women
  • Second Prize:
    Alia R. Warner, EdS, MS
    Title: Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction for Female Inmates: A Group Curriculum
    Co Author: Sabrina M. Di Lonardo, EdS, MS
  • Third Prize:
    Michelle Sobon, BA
    Title: Assessing Change Patterns of the Overly Accommodating Subtype Within Focused Brief Group Therapy
    Co Author: Martyn Whittingham, PhD
Student Poster Award Winners: (from left to right) Delia Avelar, MA; Alia R. Warner, EdS, MS and Co Author: Sabrina M. Di Lonardo, EdS: Michelle Sobon, BA
Student Poster Award Winners: (from left to right)  Delia Avelar, MA; Alia R. Warner, EdS, MS  and  Co Author: Sabrina M. Di Lonardo, EdS: Michelle Sobon, BA