Assembly Profile of Courage Award

This award recognizes an APA member who has, at risk to her/his professional and personal status, taken an ethical stand against intimidating pressure for the good of patient care and in keeping with APA Principles of Ethics.

Prize

Crystal Dramatis Award

Criteria/Eligibility

  • Nominee must be an APA member in good standing Nominee performed a deed—on behalf of a patient, patient group, patient care, or APA ethical principle—involving personal risk to reputation, finances, and/or safety
  • The actions are worthy of members’ consideration and recognition and serve as an example of commendable ethical behavior worthy of emulation

Nomination Requirements

Letter of recommendation

Deadline

September 1

Award Notification

October

Award Presentation

Presented during a plenary session at the November Assembly

Submission Information and Staff Contact

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

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May
2018
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2018 Annual Meeting
  • New York, N.Y.
  • Sat,  May  05 - Wed,  May  09
Oct
2018
04
2018 IPS: The Mental Health Services Conference
  • Chicago, Ill.
  • Thur,  Oct  04 - Sun,  Oct  07