Assembly District Branch Best Practice Award

The Assembly District Branch Best Practice Award recognizes a District Branch for exemplary standard practices and/or innovative programs in areas such as member services, communications, financial management, government affairs, and meetings/education, with a special interest in practices and programs that hold potential for replication by other District Branches.

Prize

Plaque

Criteria/Eligibility

APA District Branches/State Associations. There are two categories for this award, one for smaller District Branches/State Associations (with 200 or fewer members) and one for larger District Branches/State Associations (with 201+ members).

Nomination Requirements

District Branch representatives (in collaboration with their respective District Branch Council) must complete a survey about new practices that have proven particularly efficient and effective as well as innovative programs implemented in the past year.

Download the application form

Deadline

March 1

Award Notification

April

Award Presentation

Presented during the plenary session of the May Assembly meeting

Submission Information and Staff Contact

Jessica Hopey
jhopey@psych.org
202-559-3963

April 2017 Recipient

New York County Psychiatric Society – Meagan O’Toole

2017 Honorable Mentions

Northern California Psychiatric Society – Ashleigh Servadio

Massachusetts Psychiatric Society – Lynda Layer

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2018 IPS: The Mental Health Services Conference
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2019 Annual Meeting
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