DOP Excellence in Occupational Psychology Practice Award (Early Career)
The Excellence in Occupational Psychology Practice (Early Career) Award is a new award which celebrates the work of those who have qualified more recently, including trainees. We welcome nominations from or on behalf of Trainee or recently qualified Occupational Psychologists who have demonstrated excellence in practice.
Types of nominations
Nominations can be made either by or on behalf of a psychologist who conduct Occupational Psychology practice.
Please note the term “active” is intended to exclude any period of career break and is full-time equivalent.
Can be anyone
We will be assessing the extent to which nominee/ small collaborative team has demonstrated excellence in Occupational Psychology Practice against the following areas. As an early career award, it will be evaluated in this context, and it is expected that this work will normally have been completed under supervision or following a period of recent supervision.
Each will be rated on a scale from 1-7 and a minimum of 16 points must be achieved in order to receive the award.
If no submissions of sufficient merit are received, no award will be made.
Guidance for nominations
You will need the following information
(Q2*) Please select one, is the nomination for:
(Q3*) Nominee /Lead name
(Q4*) Nominee BPS number
(Q5*) Please provide the following details in relation to the Masters or doctoral research
(Q6*) Please tell us the names of all team members involved with this work
Nominator information (if applicable):
(Q7*) Nominator name
(Q8*) Nominator institution
You will also be asked to provide information in relation to the following questions:
(Q9*) Please provide a summary of the project (max 300 words)
(Q8) Please describe the brief and/or aims of the project (max 500 words)
(Q10*) Please provide details of how you developed the evidence for approach (including theoretical or research basis, methodology, ethics) and how this demonstrates excellence in practice (max 500 words)
(Q11*) Please provide details of how you delivered the project (including overcoming challenges, innovative practice) (max 500 words)
(Q12*) Please outline the impact on the work (for example benefits for clients, end users, contribution to individual and organisational learning etc) and how you evaluated this (max 500 words)
(Q13*) Please provide details of supervision / how you ensured competence to practice (max 500 words)
(Q14) Please provide any additional information you feel may be relevant (max 500 words)
How to apply
Nominations are to be made online via the following link:
Awards will be judged by a panel of Occupational Psychologist, academics and representatives from our partners. Full information about our judges can be found online via the following link:
Nominations will close on Tuesday the 30th of October 2018 and the winner will be notified by Friday 16 November 2018.
The presentation ceremony will be held on the evening of the 10 January 2019 at the Division of Occupational Psychology Annual Conference Gala Dinner in Chester.
The winner will