The APS College of Forensic Psychologists (NSW Section) Annual Awards are sponsored by the College of Forensic Psychologists (NSW Section) to reward excellence concerning forensic psychology.

Administration

  1. The APS College of Forensic Psychologists (NSW Section) is responsible for funding the awards. The funding for these annual awards will be derived from the proceeds of continuing professional development courses and workshops conducted by the NSW Section.
  2. The selection committee, which will comprise a panel including the Chair and Secretary of the APS College of Forensic Psychologists (NSW Section), will assess all nominations.
  3. The awards will be made annually at the annual general meeting of the APS College of Forensic Psychologists (NSW Section).

Eligibility

The awards are open to all individuals.

Categories of nomination

Nominations are sought each year in the following categories:

  1. research and academic work
  2. psychological practice and professional work
  3. an open category for contributions to forensic psychology, for example, media personnel, legal professionals, and other related professionals.

Nomination process

  1. Nominations will be called for annually by a notice in InPsych plus any other forms of publication deemed appropriate.
  2. Nominations can be made by any Member of the Society.
  3. Nominations should address one or more of the categories set out in categories of nomination
  4. Nominators are to provide background information supporting the nomination. The candidate may then be asked to submit additional information to support the nomination.

Value of the awards

Successful candidates for an APS College of Forensic Psychologists (NSW Section) Annual Award will each receive an award of $500.

Closing date

Nominations close 31 July

Please send nominations to:

APS College of Forensic Psychologists (NSW) Annual Awards
Member Groups Administrator (Colleges)
The Australian Psychological Society
PO Box 38
Flinders Lane VIC 8009

Contact:

Tel: 03 8662 3300
Email:
colleges@psychology.org.au.

Previous winners

2013
Anita McGregor (Psychological Practice and Professional Work)

Katie Seidler (Annual awards research and academic work)  

2011
Honourable Greg James Q.C (Open category for contributions to Forensic Psychology)

Anna Robilliard (Psychological Practice and Professional Work)

Gaye Gleeson (Psychological Practice and Professional Work)

Richard Kemp (Research and Academic Work)

2010
David Bright (Research and Academic Work)

2009

Astrid Birgden (Research and Academic Work)

Roz Robertson (Psychological Practice and Professional Work)

Hans Ellfeldt (Open category for contributions to Forensic Psychology)

2003 

Prof Don Thomson (Research and Academic Work)

Michael Edwards (Psychological Practice and Professional Work)

Prof Gordon Parker (Open category for contributions to Forensic Psychology)