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Call for Award Nominations – 2019

Nominate those who deserve special recognition from Division 42!  

We are seeking nominations for these areas:  The Rosalee G. Weiss Lecture for Outstanding Leaders in Psychology, the Distinguished Psychologist of the Year, and the Mentoring Award. Past recipients of these Awards are shown on our website: Award Information

To view the criteria for each award, click the links below:

Dr. Rosalee G. Weiss Lecture for Outstanding Leaders in Psychology

Considerations for Dr. Rosalee G. Weiss Lecture for Outstanding Leaders in Psychology

The lecturer is an outstanding leader in psychology or a leader in the arts or sciences whose work and activities have had an effect on psychology.

Sponsors: APF ; Division 29 (Psychotherapy) ; Division 42 (Independent Practice)

This lecture was established in 1994 by Raymond A. Weiss, PhD, in honor of his wife, Rosalee Greenfield Weiss, PhD. APA Divisions 29 (Psychotherapy) and 42 (Psychologists in Independent Practice), upon approval by the American Psychological Foundation (APF) Board of Trustees, select an annual Weiss lecturer to speak at the APA convention.

The lecturer is an outstanding leader in psychology or a leader in the arts or sciences whose work and activities have had an effect on psychology.

Award recipients receive a $1,000 honorarium from the APF.

Distinguished Psychologist of the Year

Distinguished Psychologist of the Year include:

  • Distinguished, sustained service in the practice of psychology. While no specific length of service is required, a minimum of 15 to 20 years should be the norm.
  • The candidate is licensed and devotes a significant portion of time to the delivery of services.
  • Evidence of having received local, state, or national recognition.
  • The achievement of recognition by an appropriate specialty board.
  • Having served on local, state, or national boards, committees, and/or a division of APA.
  • The publication of theoretical, scientific, and/or research articles, books, monographs, and assessment devices which have made a demonstrable impact on the practice or thinking of colleagues.
  • The recipient of honors from other professional organizations.
  • Significant contribution in the areas of the training and/or teaching of colleagues.
  • Distinguished contribution to public welfare as a psychologist.

Mentoring Award

The Mentoring Award acknowledges the importance of mentors to professional psychologists. This award will be given to an individual(s) who:

  • Has been instrumental in aiding psychologists to succeed in their independent practices.
  • Has mentored early career psychologists.
  • Has mentored graduate students of psychology.
  • Nominations may be made by one person and letters of support from others will be considered in selecting the awardee.

Please note that the application will not be complete until the CV, letters of recommendation, and brief statement about why the individual(s) nominated should receive an award.

  • Submission Deadline February 7, 2018.

  • Nomination for Distinguished Psychologist of the Year

    (one to be elected you may nominate up to three)
  • Brief Statement in favor of Nominee(s)
  • Brief Statement in favor of Nominee(s)
  • Brief Statement in favor of Nominee(s)
  • Dr. Rosalee G. Weiss Lecture for Outstanding Leaders in Psychology

    (one to be elected, you may nominate up to three)
  • Brief Statement in favor of Nominee(s)
  • Brief Statement in favor of Nominee(s)
  • Brief Statement in favor of Nominee(s)
  • Mentoring Award

    (one to be elected, you may nominate up to three)
  • Brief Statement in favor of Nominee(s)
  • Brief Statement in favor of Nominee(s)
  • Brief Statement in favor of Nominee(s)
  • Please note that the application will not complete until CV, Letters of Recommendation and Brief Statement about why the individual(s) nominated should receive an award
  • Please upload documents (CV and Letters of Recommendation) for Distinguished Psychologist of the Year, here
  • Please upload documents (CV and Letters of Recommendation) for the Rosalee Weiss Lecture Award, here
  • Please upload documents (CV and Letters of Recommendation) for Mentoring Award, here
  • You can sign the form with your signature. If you have a touch screen, just use your finger or stylus. If not, you can sign using your mouse and cursor.