DCP Faculty for Children, Young People and their Families

Awards

There are three awards for 2017:

  • Outstanding Contribution to Applied Practice
  • Innovation in Practice
  • Early Career award

The awards will be presented at the Faculty’s Annual Conference. 

Award for Outstanding Contribution to Applied Practice

Who and what is it for?

The Award for Outstanding Contribution to Applied Practice is an outstanding career award for psychologists who have achieved an eminent contribution to the applied practice of psychology for children and/or young people and/or families. This award is intended to celebrate professional practice rather than academia or research. An example might be a significant involvement in professional / governmental bodies regarding the development of psychological practice with children and their families. The award is open to anyone who is a member of the Faculty for Children, Young People and their Families.

What is the award?

  • Certificate of the award
  • The award presented at the Faculty’s 2017 conference
  • Conference registration fee (includes B&B at the conference venue, and conference dinner)
  • £200 amazon vouchers

 What are the criteria?

  • A significant impact on the practice of psychology with children and / or young people and / or their families, of an order sufficient for the contribution to become widely recognised as an important development.
  • Recipients of the award must be Full members of the Faculty.

How will it be judged?

  • Applicants will need to be nominated. Any one person can nominate a psychologist. To nominate please complete the nomination form.  
  • The submissions will be judged by an awards committee that will consist of at least two faculty committee members.   

The deadline for nominations is 16 June 2017. Any queries about the award can also be addressed to Helen Barnett.

 

Award for Innovation in Practice

Who and what is it for?

The Award for Innovation in Practice is an award that celebrates a fresh approach to the application of psychology with children and/or young people and/or families. This award is intended to celebrate clinical practice rather than academia or research. An example might be the development of a service that delivers psychology in a radically different format, such as facilitating young people who cannot make use of a traditional clinic setting to access psychological help. The award is open to anyone who is a Full member of the Faculty.

What is the award?

  • Certificate of the award
  • The award presented at the Faculty’s 2017 conference
  • Conference registration fee (includes B&B at the conference venue, and conference dinner)
  • £200 amazon vouchers

 What are the criteria?

  • A genuinely innovative service or way of practicing that facilitates children and / or young people, and / or families to benefit from psychological practice
  • Recipients of the award must be Full members of the Faculty.

How will it be judged?

  • Applicants will need to be nominated. Any one person can nominate a psychologist. To nominate please complete the nomination form.  
  • The submissions will be judged by an awards committee that will consist of at least two faculty committee members.   

The deadline for nominations is 16 June 2017. Any queries about the award can also be addressed to Helen Barnett.

 

Early Career Award

Who and what is it for?

The Early Career Award is an award for Clinical Psychologists who have shown significant skill in their application of psychology with children and / or young people and/or families, within the first five years since qualifying. This award is intended to celebrate clinical practice rather than academia or research. An example might be someone who has made considerable service developments and demonstrated dedication and commitment to helping families. The award is open to anyone who is a Full member of the Faculty.

What is the award?

  • Certificate of the award
  • The award presented at the Faculty’s 2017 conference
  • Conference registration fee (includes B&B at the conference venue, and conference dinner)
  • £200 Amazon vouchers

 What are the criteria?

  • Someone who has demonstrated considerable skill in applying psychology in practice and who shows promise for their future career.  This might be someone who is particularly skilled in formulation, intervention and evaluation; who has demonstrated growth and development during their first few years of qualification; and who has made some form of service development with demonstrable effectiveness.
  • Recipients of the award must be full members of the Faculty.

How will it be judged?

  • Applicants will need to be nominated. Any one person can nominate a psychologist. To nominate please complete the nomination form.  
  • The submissions will be judged by an awards committee that will consist of at least two faculty committee members.   

The deadline for nominations is 16 June 2017. Any queries about the award can also be addressed to Helen Barnett.