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Nominate someone who deserves recognition!

We all know of colleagues who go above and beyond. Let’s let them know that we appreciate their work. a link to the nomination form. Self-nominations are definitely allowed as well

VACP has established 4 new awards for psychologists who are members. Nominations must be received by Dec 31. The awards are listed below, and at the VACP website at vapsych.org under the “About VACP” tab. Here’s a link to the nomination form:


The awards are as follows. Self-nominations are definitely allowed as well. Please don’t hesitate to contact me if you need clarification or help with the nomination process!

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Early Career Contributions to Psychology

Awarded to a psychologist, early in their career, who has made outstanding contributions to VACP and/or the profession of psychology. To qualify the candidate should have received their doctoral degree in the past 10 years.

Outstanding Contributions to VACP

Awarded to an individual who has made significant contributions to the VACP. The meritorious performance may be in a wide variety of areas such as legislative advocacy, outstanding CEU contributions, etc. They may be over the course of a year or longer.

Psychologist of the Year

Presented to a psychologist who has made significant contributions to the profession of psychology in the immediate past year. Since this award is presented at the Spring Conference, the period of consideration for the award is January 1 through December 31 of the year preceding the Spring Conference. The contribution may be to VACP or psychology in general at the local, state or national level.

Lifetime Achievement Award

Awarded to an individual who has made extremely significant contributions to VACP and the profession of psychology during their career. At a minimum they should have served as a psychologist and made contributions for at least 20 years to be considered for this award.