Awards may be given once a year. Not all awards will be given every year. Awards will be granted to only those who have a historical or current connection to the Rocky Mountain region, preferably having resided in the region during part of their career while remaining available to those who may not have resided but have made significant contributions to the region
Emory G. Cowan and Susan Cooper Lifetime Service Award
This award is given to individuals whose service to humanistic psychology in the Rocky Mountain Region has made a lasting impact on the field of humanistic psychology.
Lifetime Achievement Award
This award is given to a luminary in humanistic psychology who, over the course of their life, has made a significant and lasting impact on the field of humanistic psychology.
Humanistic Exemplar Award
This award is presented to a student and a professional who exemplifies the lived ideals of Humanistic Psychology in their life, professional work, and their contributions as a student or professional.
Early Career Award
This award is given to an individual within 7 years of their highest achieved degree relevant to mental health who has demonstrated commitment, excellence, integrity, and achievement in forwarding and embodying the humanistic principles in their career.
Outstanding Student Paper Award
One award will be given to undergraduate students and one to graduate students. The paper criteria are:
- Appropriate writing style for the level of the student,
- Offer insight and clarity of thinking
- Clear demonstration of student’s interest in humanistic psychology & grasp of the material
Best Student Poster Award
This award is given at the annual conference for the best student poster. One award is given for the best undergraduate student poster and one for the best graduate student poster. The criteria for the award are:
- Clarity of presentation
- Depth of thinking
- Grasp of Humanistic Psychology
- Original ideas/creativity
- Lisa Vallejos (Chair)
- Dan Johnson
- Heatherlyn Cleare-Hoffman
- Francis Kaklauskas
- Student Vacancy