For Dedication to Diversity/Multiculturalism in Professional Psychology
The American Board of Professional Psychology (ABPP) is pleased to announce the 2016 Early Career Diversity Award. The purpose of this award is to encourage board certification by early career psychologists (ECP) who are members of under-represented groups in ABPP.
ABPP will provide one ECP from an under-represented group with a $1000 award to reimburse board certification expenses. Applicants for this award may be nominated by their ABPP Specialty Board/Academy or be self-nominated.
Candidates should submit the following:
Candidates should submit materials by April 15, 2016 to:
The award winner will be chosen based upon (a) Dedication to a multicultural/diversity focus in career choice and professional psychology work, (b) Participation in individual or group efforts to promote diversity and expand access for underserved patients, (c) Potential to enhance diversity and/or multiculturalism in professional psychology, (d) Professional strengths and successes identified in nomination letter.
The winner will be notified by June 30, 2016.
The award will be conferred at the ABPP convocation 8am-10am on August 8, 2015 during the APA Convention.