Nomination Procedures for CPA Awards and Fellows

 

CPA Award and Description
 

 

Recipients
 

CPA Gold Medal Award For Distinguished Lifetime Contributions to Canadian Psychology

This award shall be presented to recognize CPA Members or Fellows who have given exceptional and enduring lifetime contributions to Canadian Psychology during their career.

Eligibility is limited to CPA Members or Fellows 65 years or older. The members of the Committee on Fellows and Awards and the members of the Board of directors of CPA are ineligible.

2017 - David Zuroff
2016 - Carole Sinclair
2015 - Robert D. Hare
2014 - Fred Genesee
2013 - Rober M. Martin
2012 - Donald M. Taylor
2011 - Peter Suedfeld
2010 - Linda S. Siegel
2009 - Robert O'Phil
2008 - Kenneth D. Craig
2007 - Byron P. Rourke
2006 - Wallace E. Lambert
2005 - Peter M. Milner
2004 - Virginia I. Douglas
2003 - Jean Pettifor
2002 - Ronald Melzack
2001 - Mary J. Wright
2000 - John Adair

CPA John C. Service Member the Year Award

This award shall be presented to recognize CPA Members of Fellows who have given exceptional service or made a distinguished contribution to the association during the year.

The members of the Committee on Fellows and Awards and the members of the Board of Directors of CPA are ineligible.

2017 - Keith Wilson
2016 - Jeremy Mills
2015 - Ken Pope
2014 - Patrick Baille
2013 - Lorne Sexton
2012 - Jennifer A. Veitch
2011 - Peter Henderson
2010 - Pierre Bérubé
2008 - John C. Service
2007 - Marvin Simner
2006 - Carole Sinclair
2001 - Terrence Hogan

CPA Donald O. Hebb Award for Distinguished Contributions to Psychology as a Science

This award is presented to CPA Members or Fellows who have made a significant contribution to Canadian psychology as a scientific discipline. The recipient of this award should be a CPA Member of Fellow who meets at least one of the following criteria:

  • Whose research has enhanced the knowledge base of psychology;
  • Whose influence has been exerted through leadership as a teacher, as a theorist, as a spokesperson for the discipline, and/or as a developer of public policy regarding the science of psychology; or
  • Whose work has substantially influenced the development of psychology.

In whatever form the individual’s contributions are regarded as distinguished, the impact of the work shall have been on Canadian psychology as a science.

Members of the Committee on Fellows and Awards and members of the CPA Board of Directors are ineligible for nomination.

2017 - Michel Dugas
2016 - Joel Katz
2015 - Debra J. Pepler
2014 - Gordon J.G. Asmundson
2013 - Keith S. Dobson
2012 - Colin M. MacLeod
2011 - Robert J. Vallerand
2010 - Robert D. Hare
2009 - Charles Morin
2008 - Vernon L. Quinsey
2007 - Barbara B. Sherwin
2006 - Patrick J. McGrath
2005 - David A. Wolfe
2004 - Albert S. Bregman
2003 - David Regan
2002 - Kenneth D. Craig
2001 - Kenneth Dion
2000 - Bryan Kolb
1999 - Byron P. Rourke
1998 - John W. Berry
1997 - Norman S. Endler
1996 - Peter Suedfeld
1995 - Anthony Phillips
1994 - Franco Lepore
1993 - Mark Zanna
1992 - Peter Dodwell
1991 - Adrien Pinard
1990 - Zenon Pylyshyn
1989 - not awarded
1988 - Philip Bryden
1987 - Fergus I. M. Craik
1986 - Ronald Melzack
1985 - Doreen Kimura
1984 - Wallace Lambert
1983 - Endel Tulving
1982 - Allan U. Paivio
1981 - Brenda Milner
1980 - Donald O. Hebb

CPA Award for Distinguished Contributions to Education and Training in Psychology

This award is presented to CPA Members or Fellows who have made a significant contribution to education and training in psychology in Canada. The recipient of this award should be an individual who meets at least one of the following criteria:

  • Whose influence on education and training has been exercised through excellence and/or leadership as a teacher;
  • Whose work as a teacher, researcher, supervisor and/or administrator has influenced the methods and settings utilised in education and training, in ways of significant benefit to that endeavour;
  • Whose scholarship in education and/or training has enhanced the knowledge base in these areas; or
  • Whose work has had the effect of bringing about changes in education and/or training practices.

In whatever form the individual’s contributions are regarded as distinguished, the impact of the work shall have been on education and training in psychology in Canada.

Members of the Committee on Fellows and Awards and members of the CPA Board of Directors are ineligible for nomination.

2017 - Patricia Rowe
2015 - Stephen B. Porter
2013 - Harvey Brooker
2012 - Martin M. Antony
2011 - Janel Gauthier
2010 - Garry L. Martin
2009 - Meredith M. Kimball
2008 - David C. Zuroff
2007 - Richard Koestner
2006 - John D. Hunsley
2005 - John Mitterer
2004 - William J. Koch
2003 - Victor Catano
2002 - Richard Steffy
2001 - Raymond Perry
2000 - Nicholas Skinner
1999 - Robert C. Gardner
1998 - Margaret Kiely
1997 - Donald M. Taylor
1996 - Kenneth D. Craig
1995 - Barbara Byrne
1994 - Kurt Danziger

CPA Award for Distinguished Contributions to Psychology as a Profession

This award is presented to CPA Members of Fellows who have made a significant contribution to Canadian Psychology as a profession. The recipient of this award should be a CPA Member or Fellow who meets at least one of the following criteria:

  • Whose work has influenced the method, settings, and/or persons involved in applied practice, in ways of significant benefit to the profession and its clients;
  • Whose empirical research has enhanced the knowledge base of professional psychology;
  • Whose influence has been exerted through leadership as a teacher, as a clinician, as a theorist, and/or as a spokesperson in public and/or professional arenas; or
  • Whose work has had the effect of bringing about changes in practice or training performed by others, or redirection of efforts in applied work.

In whatever form the individual’s contributions are regarded as distinguished, the impact of the work shall have been on Canadian psychology as a profession.

Members of the Committee on Fellows and Awards and members of the CPA Board of Directors are ineligible for nomination.

2014 - Giorgio A. Tasca
2013 - Thomas Dalby
2012 - Karen G. Dyck
2011 - Michael Sullivan
2010 - Sandra E. Byers
2009 - Ian G. Manion
2008 - Debbie S. Moskowitz
2007- Leslie S. Greenberg
2006 - Michel Sabourin
2005 - Michael C. King
2004 - Nancy Johnston
2003 - Irving Binik
2002 - Joyce D’Eon
2001 - Keith Dobson
2000 - John Arnett
1999 - John T. Goodman
1998 - Peter Jaffe
1997 - Jay W. Brolund, Jim H. Newton
1996 - Sandra W. Pyke
1995 - Patrick McGrath
1994 - Byron P. Rourke
1993 - Henry P. Edwards
1992 - Barbara Wand
1991 - Kenneth Craig
1990 - not awarded
1989 - Donald Meichenbaum
1988 - Wesley Coons
1987 - Stephanie Z. Dudek
1986 - Raymond Berry
1985 - David J. L. Bélanger
1984 - C. Roger Myers
1983 - Terrence P. Hogan
1982 - Edward C. Webster
1981 - Park Olof Davidson
1980 - Virginia I. Douglas

CPA Award for Distinguished Contributions to the International Advancement of Psychology

This award is presented to CPA Members of Fellows who have made significant contributions to the international advancement of psychology. The recipient of this award should be a CPA Member or Fellow who has made distinguished and enduring contributions to international cooperation and advancement of knowledge in psychology.

In whatever form the individual’s contributions are regarded as distinguished, the impact of the work shall have been on the international advancement of psychology.

The members of the Committee on Fellows and Awards and the members of the CPA Board of Directors are ineligible for nomination.

2017 - Keith Dobson
2016 - Robert Gifford
2015 - Peter Suedfeld
2014 - JP Das
2013 - Frances E. Aboud
2012 - John W. Berry
2010 - Nicole Aubé
2009 - Robert D. Hare
2008 - Hank J. Stam
2007 - Janel Gauthier
2003 - Pierre L.-J. Ritchie
2000 - Michel Sabourin

CPA Award for Distinguished Contributions to Public or Community Service

This award is presented to CPA Members or Fellows who have made outstanding contributions in serving the public or a community through their knowledge and practical skills. In whatever form they are regarded as distinguished, such contributions must be directed to and on behalf of the public or a community.

Consideration is given to psychologists whose professional involvement has resulted in a major benefit to the public as well as those who have made significant contributions to special populations such as those who have disabilities, are disadvantaged or underprivileged, or are members of a minority group. Psychologists, who are active in legislative, legal, political, organizational and other areas that are directed at providing benefits to the public or a community, are also considered.

The members of the Committee on Fellows and Awards and the members of the CPA Board of Directors are ineligible for nomination.

2017 - Gira Bhatt
2013 - Joseph E. Casey
2012 - Reut Gruber
2009 - Adam S. Radomsky
2008 - Wendy M. Craig and Debra J. Pepler
2007- Catherine S. Fichten
2006 - Donald M. Taylor
2005 - Frances Aboud
2004 - Fred Genesee
2003 - Sarah Landy
2002 - Garry Martin
2001 - Edward Pomeroy
2000 - James MacDougall

Distinguished Practitioner Award

This award is presented to CPA Members of Fellows who have made distinguished contributions in the practice of psychology. The recipient will have made his or her contributions as a full-time practitioner in applied psychology (e.g., clinical, counselling, education, industrial/organizational, forensic, health). In whatever form the individual’s contributions are regarded as distinguished, the impact of the work shall have been on the application of psychology.

The members of the Committee on Fellows and Awards and the members of the CPA Board of Directors are ineligible for nomination.

2016 - Shari McKee
2011 - Fred Schmidt
2010 - Thomas J. Hengen
2009 - Terry D. Pezzot-Pearce
2008 - Randolph J. Paterson
2007-  Rose-Marie Charest
2006 - Audrey M.W. Ho
2003 - Catherine M. Thurston

 

CPA Award for Distinguished Lifetime Service to the Canadian Psychological Association

This award is presented to CPA Members of Fellows who have given exceptional service to the association during their career. The recipient of this award should be an individual who has made distinguished and enduring lifetime contributions to the association.

Eligibility is limited to Members or Fellows of 65 years or older. The members of the Committee on Fellows and Awards and the members of the Board of directors of CPA are ineligible.

2008 - Sandra W. Pyke
2007- Beatrice Wickett-Nesbitt

CPA Humanitarian Award

This award shall be conferred upon outstanding individuals who are not psychologists or organizations which are not psychological organizations whose commitment and persistent endeavors have significantly enhanced the psychological health and well-being of the people of Canada, at the local, provincial or national level. The recipient of the award should meet the following criteria:

  • The individual must hold Canadian citizenship or resident status at the time of the award;
  • The organization must be registered as an organization in Canada at the time of the award;
  • The contribution must be shown to have made a significant and demonstrable impact on the psychological health and well-being of the Canadian community; and
  • The goal of the contribution must be to enhance the psychological health and well-being of the Canadian community and not for self-advancement.

Members of the Committee on Fellows and Awards and members of the CPA Board of Directors are ineligible for nomination.

The Humanitarian Award is made by the Board. CPA Members and Fellows should send nominations to the Chair of the Committee on Fellows and Awards.

2017 - Louise Bradley
2016 - Justice Murray Sinclair
2015 - Vivienne Rowan
2014 - Naheed Nenshi
2013 - Theo Fleury 
2011 - Edward (Ted) Ormston
2010 - Vickie Cammack & Al Etmanskil
2009 - André Picard, Globe and Mail Reporter
2008 - Lieutenant-General, Honourable Roméo Dallaire
2007 - Honourable Michael Kirby
2006 - United Nations Special Ambassador Stephen Lewis for his work with the United Nations on HIV and AIDS in Africa
1999 - Canadian Red Cross on behalf of the volunteers involved in the aftermath of the Swissair Flight 111 tragedy near Halifax, Nova Scotia
1998 - Canadian Armed Forces for their work on behalf of Canadians during the Manitoba floods and the Ontario/Quebec ice storm
1997 - L’Ordre des psychologues du Québec for their involvement in many tragic incidents in Quebec
1995 - Tim Horton’s Children’s Foundation for their work on behalf of children in Canada