On an annual basis, FPA recognizes deserving members who have made outstanding contributions to FPA and the field of psychology. Chaired by the Immediate Past President, the Elections and Awards Committee is responsible for overseeing the process and selecting the award recipients. Chair: Dr. Christiane Blanco-Oilar, Immediate Past President
NOMINATIONS ARE NOW BEING ACCEPTED!
Child, Adolescent and Family Division Outstanding Member is awarded to a psychologist or student member who has made a significant contribution to the field of child/adolescent/family psychology on a local or state level.
Dr. Michael B. Spellman Award for Ethical Contributions to Psychology is awarded to a psychologist who has made outstanding ethical contributions to the community as well as FPA.
Early Career Contributions to Psychology is awarded to a psychologist early in his or her career who has made outstanding contributions to FPA and/or the profession of psychology.
Outstanding Contributions to Diversity, Equity and Inclusion is awarded to an individual that has made significant contributions to advance FPA’s development in attending to Diversity, Equity and Inclusion.
Outstanding Contributions to FPA is awarded to an individual who has made significant contributions to FPA.
Outstanding Contributions to Psychology in the Public Interest is awarded to an individual who has made contributions that have directly served the interest of the public.
Psychologist of the Year is presented to a psychologist who has made significant contributions to the profession of psychology in the immediate past year.
What a Woman is awarded by the Women’s Issues Special Interest Division to a psychologist who has made significant contributions to FPA and the profession of psychology.
Lifetime Achievement Award is awarded to an individual who has made extremely significant contributions to the FPA and the profession of psychology during their career.
Outstanding Chapter Member of the Year is awarded to members, nominated by their chapter, who serve in essential roles at the chapter level who may not seek a state office or recognition; nevertheless, they are essential to the success of FPA overall.
Distinguished Psychologist is awarded to a member who has made significant ongoing contributions to FPA, to advancing the mission of FPA, and to the profession of psychology as a member of FPA.