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2018 APA President Dr. Jessica Henderson Daniel and APA are seeking nominations for professionals to be recognized as a “Citizen Psychologist” through July 2018. The Early Career Professional workgroup would like to nominate an early career school psychologist for this important recognition. If you or a fellow early career colleague meet the below criteria, please submit the following information by June 15, 2018 to the Past Chair of the ECP workgroup, Jacqueline Brown at jacqueline.brown@mso.umt.edu.

Additional information on this nomination can also be found at the following link: http://www.apa.org/about/governance/president/citizen-psychologist-guide.pdf

Criteria:

  • Must be an APA member, or you will be asked to join as an APA member prior to being reviewed
  • Must have a doctorate (EdD, PhD, or PsyD) in psychology
  • Have served as a leader in your community
  • Contribute to improving multiple lives through activities that are not necessarily related to your career, such as: public service, volunteerism, board membership or other strategic roles
  • Relate psychological science and expertise to existing challenges to improve communities at local, national, and/or global levels

Information to Submit:

  • Affiliation (primary organization for which your service is being recognized)
  • Description of your contributions to the public (maximum of 5,000 characters)
  • Curriculum Vitae (CV)
  • You may submit up to three additional files with further details about your work (e.g., publications, newspaper articles, etc.)
  • Minimum of two references from individuals familiar with your work (does not need to be a psychologist)

If we nominate you, we will also need to obtain additional demographic and educational information, as per the above link. We will obtain this information only from the ECP who we nominate.