January 27, 2020

Society for a Science of Clinical Psychology (SSCP) Outstanding SSCP Student Clinician Award Nomination Guidelines


Society for a Science of Clinical Psychology (SSCP)
Outstanding SSCP Student Clinician Award Nomination Guidelines

SSCP is accepting nominations for the Outstanding SSCP Student Clinician Award. This award is intended to recognize outstanding graduate students who are providing exceptional contributions to the field of clinical psychology through their clinical work.  SSCP encourages candidates from all underrepresented and minority groups to apply. Winners will be selected based upon his/her interest, dedication, and exceptional performance in clinical work (see below for examples). Selected students will be featured in the Outstanding SSCP Student section of the SSCP Newsletter and receive a $100 monetary award. For questions, please email Ana Rabasco: sscpstudent@gmail.com

Applications must be received by March 1, 2020.  Notification of award made in April, 2020.

Eligibility:
Only graduate students (including students on internship) will be considered for this round of nominations. Graduate students must be student members of SSCP. The annual student membership fee in SSCP is $15. The membership application form can be downloaded or submitted on-line at: http://sscpweb.org/Membership

Nomination packages: Students may be nominated by their advisor/supervisor or may self-nominate. Application materials should be uploaded here: https://forms.gle/CUEgCVWx8zwawjTH7

The application should include the following:   

1.     A biography written by the student summarizing the student’s work as a clinician and service to the field of clinical psychology (500 words maximum).
2.     The nominee’s current Curriculum Vitae
3.     Letter of Recommendation from the nominee’s advisor/supervisor. The letter of recommendation should be submitted using the following link: https://forms.gle/hKytkHUFHaN8Qs3S7

The letter of recommendation should specifically speak to characteristics that make this individual stand out as an outstanding clinician.   
    1. Examples include:
                                               i.         Effectively uses science in clinical practice (e.g., utilizing outcomes monitoring in a unique way, effectively uses the empirical research literature to guide clinical practice,  clear demonstration of how their research has direction impacted their clinical work, etc.)
                                             ii.         Student goes “above and beyond” as a clinician (i.e., demonstrating exceptional clinical skills, creating games/activities for child clients, mentoring younger clinicians, etc.)
                                           iii.         Student volunteers time to participate in community clinical activities (i.e., leading community presentations/psychoeducational workshops, leading group therapy, etc.)
                                            iv.         Student has contributed to clinic/program in some exceptional way (e.g., creating a wiki for the clinic, developing a clinician feedback survey, etc.)


August 20, 2019

Call for Applications: SSCP Outstanding Student Researcher Award


Society for a Science of Clinical Psychology (SSCP)
Outstanding SSCP Student Researcher Award Nomination Guidelines

SSCP is accepting nominations for the Outstanding SSCP Student Researcher Award. This award is intended to recognize outstanding graduate students who are providing exceptional contributions to the science of clinical psychology. SSCP encourages candidates from all underrepresented and minority groups to apply. Winners will be selected based upon their research contributions to the field (see below for examples). Selected students will be featured in the Outstanding SSCP Student section of the SSCP Newsletter and receive a $100 monetary award.

Applications must be received by September 15, 2019.  
Notification of award made in October, 2019.

Eligibility:
Only graduate students (including students on internship) will be considered for this round of nominations. Graduate students must be student members of SSCP. The annual student membership fee in SSCP is $15. The membership application form can be downloaded or submitted online at: http://sscpweb.org/Membership

Nomination packages: Students may be nominated by their advisor, or may self-nominate. Please send nomination packages to SSCP Student Representative Ana Rabasco (sscpstudent@gmail.com).  The application should include the following.  

  1. The Outstanding SSCP Student Award Cover Sheet (see attached)
  2. A letter of recommendation from the nominee’s advisor. The letter of recommendation should specifically speak to characteristics that make this individual stand out as an outstanding researcher.  
    1. Examples include:
      1. Student has published articles in peer review journals that advance the science of clinical psychology.
      2. Student has received grant(s) to conduct research that advance the science of clinical psychology.  If student has applied for grant(s) or aided advisor in applying for grant(s), this can also be noted.
      3. Student has received award(s) for their research or presentations of research at the university, regional, or national level.
      4. Student has presented poster, paper, or symposium presentations that advance the science of clinical psychology.
      5. Student helps serve as a reviewer in the peer review process.
      6. Student has made an unusually advanced theoretical contribution in their work.
  1. A biography written by the student summarizing the student’s research contributions (500 words maximum).
  2. The nominee’s current Curriculum Vitae
Please include the entire application, including cover letter, in one document file. If your letter writer wishes to send their letter directly to the Student Representative listed above, your application will still be accepted.