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American Association of Suicidology Morton M. Silverman Student Award
The American Association of Suicidology (AAS) announces the Morton M. Silverman Student Award for a paper written by a student on a topic directly related to the field of suicidology.
Anyone who is pursuing a degree in his or her field and is currently enrolled as a full-time undergraduate, graduate, professional, or medical student or trainee is eligible.
The AAS Student Award Committee will review all submissions and announce one awardee. The awardee will receive:
An engraved plaque
A check for $250
Roundtrip coach airfare to the 2014 Annual Conference ($500 maximum allowance)
2 nights of free lodging at the conference hotel
Complimentary conference registration
The expectation is that the awardee will attend and read his or her paper at the annual conference. The paper will be considered for publication in Suicide and Life-Threatening Behavior. The paper (approximately 20-25 pages, double-spaced, in APA format, with 100-150 word abstract, references, tables, and figures, etc., on separate pages) should be submitted by email attachment to SLTB's Editor-in-Chief: Thomas Joiner
Deadline for Submission: December 20, 2013
Notification to Awardee: Late February 2014
AAS gratefully acknowledges LivingWorks Education for their generous support of The Morton M. Silverman Student Award.
North American Society for the Study of Personality Disorders Young Investigator Award
The North American Society for the Study of Personality Disorders (NASSPD) has established the NASSPD Young Investigator Award. This research award was established to encourage young investigators to pursue research to increase our understanding of personality disorders. We, the Board, will award the distinction of the Young Investigator Award to the student whose paper has been judged to be the best by a committee of distinguished personality disorder researchers. The winner, who will receive a $1,000 cash award, will be notified on Monday February 10, 2014. The award will be announced to our membership at our conference dinner in Boston on April 5, 2014. The award includes a framed plaque, a one-year membership in the NASSPD, and complimentary attendance at the NASSPD dinner. In addition, the winner will have the opportunity to have a journal version of the paper published in Personality Disorders: Theory, Research, and Treatment.
Eligibility: “Student” means anyone who is currently enrolled in an undergraduate, graduate, professional degree, residency, fellowship, or postdoctoral program. Proof of eligibility must accompany the submission (e.g., signed statement by professor, lab PI.).
Submissions: Interested students should submit their paper, on which they must be the first author, and a cover letter with confirmation of their eligibility. The paper 1) may not be a previously published paper, 2) must be original research on any topic related to the study of personality disorders, and 3) should be no more than 35 pages double-spaced including tables, figures and references in American Psychological Association format.
Please submit papers and proof of eligibility electronically to:
NASSPD Research Awards Committee
c/o Dr. Donald Black
Deadline for submissions:
Submissions must be received by 5PM EST Friday January 10, 2014.
Announcement of Winner:
The winner will be announced on Monday February 10, 2014.
Anxiety and Depression Association of America Trainee Award
The Clinician Trainee Award acknowledges clinician trainees who have excelled in their performance in an internship or clinical training setting. ADAA will give up to three awards, providing trainees the opportunity to attend the annual conference, meet with a senior clinician mentor there, and become involved with the organization.
Application deadline: December 23, 2013
Complimentary registration to the ADAA Annual Conference
Recognition at the Opening Session
Lodging for three nights during the conference
Assignment of a senior clinician mentor from the ADAA professional membership
Award Criteria and Eligibility
Graduate students in a supervised clinical setting as part of a graduate degree program in the mental health field (MA, MD, MPH, MSN, MSW, PhD, PsyD) or psychiatry residents in a supervised clinical setting
Completion of at least six months of supervision in a clinical setting the previous twelve months
At least half of the clinical work must be in direct service to patients with anxiety disorders (GAD, OCD, PTSD, panic and agoraphobia, social anxiety disorder, specific phobias) and anxiety and depression.
Winners must commit to attending the entire ADAA Annual Conference.
The primary supervisor, department chair, mentor, or advisor nominates a candidate by completing an application that includes a description (500 words) of the nominee’s clinical skills in these areas:
use of empirically supported treatments
understanding combination treatments involving pharmacological and behavioral treatments
demonstration of clinical skill sets, such as CBT case-conceptualization skills and creativity in implementation of exposure tasks
Distinguished Student Service Award in Clinical Psychology
This award recognizes a graduate student in clinical psychology who has made outstanding service contributions to the profession and the community.
Deadline: November 1, 2014
Sponsor: Division 12: Society of Clinical Psychology
Service contributions can include:
Development of creative educational programs or other novel activities in the advancement of service.
Working to increase funding for agencies and/or volunteer time.
Working on legislation regarding mental health.
General mental health advocacy; as initiating outreach to under served communities or substantive involvement in efforts to do such outreach.
Recipients of the award receives a plaque, a $200 honorarium contributed jointly by Division 12 and Journal of Clinical Psychology, and a complementary two-year subscription to JCLP.
To be eligible for this award nominees must be a person who is a matriculated doctoral students in clinical psychology (this may include pre-doctoral interns) and who is a student member (affiliate) of Division 12.
The Division 12 Education & Training Committee will determine the award recipients
How to apply
Nominations must include a CV and at least one letter of endorsement. Self-nominations are permitted and should include at least one external endorsement.
Please submit nomination materials electronically to Awards Committee Chair. Inquiries should be directed to the Division 12 Central Office at 303-652-3126 or via email.
Call for Nominations: David Shakow Early Career Award for Distinguished Scientific Contributions to Clinical Psychology
This award recognizes contributions to the science of clinical psychology by a person who has received the doctorate within the past seven years and who has made noteworthy contributions both to science and to practice.
Sponsor: Society of Clinical Psychology (Division 12) of the American Psychological Association
Up to $500 for travel to the APA convention is awarded.
Nominations are now being accepted.
To be eligible for this award, nominees have to have received his/her doctorate within the past seven years.
The Society and the American Psychological Foundation encourage applications from individuals who represent diversity in race, ethnicity, gender, age, disability, and sexual orientation. Candidates can be simultaneously considered for multiple awards, although a psychologist may receive only one Division 12 award in any given year. No voting members of the Division 12 Board of Directors will be eligible to receive awards from the Division while serving their term.
Pearson Early Career Grant
The Pearson Early Career Grant encourages early career clinicians to work in an area of critical societal need. Pearson partnered with APF to ensure psychology addresses critical needs in society. One $12,000 grant is available.
Deadline: December 31, 2013
Sponsor: American Psychological Foundation; Pearson
The program's goals are to support psychology's efforts to improve areas of critical need in society, including but not limited to innovative scientifically based clinical work with serious mental illness, serious emotional disturbance, incarcerated or homeless individuals, children with serious emotional disturbance (SED) and adults with serious mental illness (SMI); and to encourage early career psychologists to devote their careers to under-served populations.
Applicants should be:
Psychologists with an EdD, PsyD or PhD from an accredited university.
No more than seven years postdoctoral.
Application materials must be submitted online.
Please contact Parie Kadir, program officer, for more information.
Alexander Gralnick Research Investigator Prize
This prize is a biennial grant that supports exceptional research and mentoring accomplishments in the area of serious mental illness.
Deadline: April 15, 2014
Sponsor: American Psychological Foundation
The $20,000 grant supports “exceptional individuals working in the area of serious mental illness,” including but not limited to schizophrenia, bipolar disorder and paranoia (delusional disorder).
The American Psychological Foundation provides financial support for innovative research and programs that enhance the power of psychology to elevate the human condition and advance human potential both now and in generations to come.
The APF Alexander Gralnick Research Investigator Prize recognizes “exceptional individuals working in the area of serious mental illness,” including but not limited to schizophrenia, bipolar disorder, and paranoia (delusional disorder). The prize was established to honor the late Alexander Gralnick, MD, and to reflect the breadth of his accomplishments and contributions in the field of serious mental illness. Dr. Gralnick was a Life Fellow of the American Psychiatric Association, and he received the American Psychiatric Association’s Distinguished Service Award and the Service to the Mentally Ill Award of the World Association for Psychosocial Rehabilitation. The prize aims to carry on Dr. Gralnick’s legacy by facilitating research by doctoral-level investigators in the area of serious mental illness.
To encourage psychologists to assume a leadership role for psychology in the area of serious mental illness.
To encourage the training of future psychologists to become leaders in this field.
To provide funding for recipients to ensure that psychologists work to advance understanding and treatment for those who are affected by serious mental illnesses.
A doctoral degree and a record of significant research productivity in the area of serious mental illness.
A record of significant involvement in training and development of younger investigators.
An affiliation with an accredited college, university or other research/treatment institution.
APF encourages applications from individuals who represent diversity in race, ethnicity, gender, age, disability and sexual orientation.
Please submit the following:
A letter of nomination outlining the candidate’s accomplishments, prospects for future contributions and influence on the development of other psychologists.
A statement of accomplishments to date.
A plan for the next five years (written by the nominee) for continuing to make advances in the field of serious mental illness and training other psychologists to become leaders in this field.
Photo copies of two seminal publications.
A current, brief CV.
Candidates will be chosen on the excellence of the full breadth of research conducted and published to date, ongoing research productivity, and influence on a future generation of researchers.
Submit nomination materials online by midnight (ET), on April 15. Self-nominations will be accepted.
For questions about this program please email Parie Kadir.