The first one comes from her Alma Mater – Loyola University, Chicago – The Graduate School Damen Award. Named after Loyola University’s primary founder, Arnold Damen, S.J., this award is granted to an alumnus(a) from each of Loyola’s schools and colleges. It recognizes the qualities of leadership in industry, leadership in community and service to others.
The second award is the 2013 International Academy for Suicide Research ( IASR) Morselli Medal. The Morselli Medal, which is named in honor of Enrico Morselli, an Italian psychiatrist (1852 –1929) from the University of Genoa who was a pioneer in suicide research, is the Academy’s most distinguished award and is given every 2 years to individuals who have made outstanding and important lifetime contributions to the study of suicide, suicidal behaviors or suicide prevention.
Congratulations to doctoral student, Erin Ward-Ciesielski for receiving the following 4 prestigious awards:
SSCP Dissertation Grant Award (Society for a Science of Clinical Psychology)
Morton M. Silverman Student Award (American Association of Suicidology)
APA Dissertation Research Award (American Psychological Association)
APF/COGDOP Graduate Research Scholarship (American Psychological Foundation/Council of Graduate Departments of Psychology/Friedman-Klarreich Family Foundation
Congratulations Dr. Melanie Harned, Behavioral Tech Research and NogginLabs, Inc for winning 2 GOLD Brandon Hall Awards for Best Use of Games for Learning and Best Use of Virtual Worlds for Learning for the course Foundations of Exposure Therapy. http://www.brandonhall.com/awards/excellence-in-learning/winners-of-the-2012.html#BestUseofVirtualWorldsforLearning
Marsha Linehan is the recipient of the 2012 American Psychological Foundation (APF) Gold Medal Award for Lifetime Achievement in the Application of Psychology. This award recognizes distinguished and enduring records of accomplishments in four areas of psychology: The application of psychology, the practice of psychology, psychology in the public interest and the science of psychology. http://www.apa.org/apf/funding/gold-medal.aspx
Read about Marsha here: APF Gold Medal Lifetime Achievement Award
Dr. Marsha Linehan tells her inspirational story about her own struggle with Borderline Personality Disorder, and how she went on to develop Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT). Read more here: