2019 Div 18 SMI/SED Section Awards
We are thrilled to announce the winners for our 2019 awards. This year was the first year we honored a student who showed excellence and promise in working in the area of SMI/SED.
Rebecca Wolfe, of University of Nebraska - Lincoln, won our inaugural Student Recognition award.
The Mental Health Intensive Services Post-Doctoral Program Track of the VA Puget Sound, Seattle, WA, won the Excellence in Training Program award.
The Serious Mental Illness specialty petition received a recommendation for approval in April 2019, and received official approval by APA in August, 2019. For more information regarding the petition, click here for a copy of the petition (.pdf) or click here for the website with the petition along with other relevant information.
2018 Excellence in Training Award Winner: VA San Diego's Interprofessional Fellowship in Psychosocial Rehabilitation & Recovery Oriented Services won the 2018 award. Pictured presenting the award are Dr. Stacy, Dr. Lynam, and Dr. Hunt presenting the award to a representative from the VA San Diego at the 2018 APA Convention in San Francisco, CA.
2017 Excellence in Training Award Winner: The Adult Community Mental Health and Inpatient Services Training Program at the Connecticut Mental Health Center/Yale Doctoral Internship in Clinical and Community Psychology won the 2017 award
2017 Certificates of Commendation for Training:
About the Award
Div 18 SMI/SED section presents an award on an annual basis to an internship, fellowship, or practicum site which has demonstrated a commitment to providing recovery-oriented training in their site. The Awards Committee particularly looks for innovative training methods, involvement of peer support and people with lived experience, training in evidence based practices, and faculty who are actively involved in research and practice around recovery-oriented practices.