Toy Caldwell-Colbert Award for Distinguished Educator in Clinical Psychology

Award to a USA or Territories Individual
Psychologist for Outstanding Mentorship

GrantWatch ID#: 159513
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American Psychological Association, Division 12


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Award to recognize a USA or Territories individual psychologist for outstanding mentorship of junior students and fellow faculty. The award is intended to highlight the achievements of a person who promotes education, professional and personal development, and career guidance.

Qualities that can contribute to a good mentor include:

- Providing guidance in research related to clinical psychology.
- Providing guidance in education and teaching related to clinical psychology.
- Providing guidance in public policy related to clinical psychology.
- Acting as a successful role model. Fostering the development of talents.
- Acting as an advocate and guide and a “friend” with concern for students and junior colleagues and people and support them through their personal development.
- Be supportive on both a personal and professional level.
- Displaying a long-term commitment to mentoring.


The Society and the American Psychological Foundation encourage applications from individuals who represent diversity in race, ethnicity, gender, age, disability, and sexual orientation. Candidates can be simultaneously considered for multiple awards, although a psychologist may receive only one Division 12 award in any given year. No voting members of the Division 12 Board of Directors will be eligible to receive awards from the Division while serving their term.

Nominations must include a CV and at least one letter of endorsement.

Self-nominations are permitted and should include at least one external endorsement.

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Please submit nomination materials to:

Awards Committee Chair
APA Division 12
P.O. Box 98045
Atlanta, GA 30359

Inquiries should be directed to the Division 12 Central Office at (404) 254-5062.

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