PSWC Awards Program2018-06-29T15:31:36+00:00

PSWC Award Program

Essie Morgan Lecture (Formerly Essie Morgan Excellence Award 1990-2007)
This award is only given to an active member of AASCIPSW who has demonstrated outstanding leadership in the areas of psychosocia ladjustment and rehabilitation of persons with SCI in service delivery, research, education, or administration. It is expected that recipients of this award will have achieved national recognition for their work as well as demonstrated leadership and scholarship in the psychosocial rehabilitation of persons with SCI.”

Criteria:

  • The nominee has demonstrated outstanding leadership and scholarship, and is a recognized authority in the area of SCI psychosocial rehabilitation.
  • The nominee has demonstrated exceptional clinical, scientific, educational, or administrative achievements in the psychosocial rehabilitation of persons with SCI.
  • The accomplishments of the nominee have had a positive nationwide impact on persons with SCI.
  • The achievements of the nominee are recognized by peers, professionals, or the community.

Past Winners
2017  Barry Nierenberg, PhD, ABPP
2016  Charles H Bombardier, PhD
2015  Jim Krause, PhD
2014  Terrie Price, PhD, ABPP
2013  Sara Klass, PhD, ABPP
2012  Cheryl Vines, MS
2011  Jonathon Rose, MS, PhD
2010  J. Scott Richards, Ph.D., ABPP
2009  Lester Butt, Ph.D., ABPP
2007  Daniel E. Rohe, PhD
2006  Lester Butt, PhD, ABPP
2005  Stephen T. Wegener, PhD, ABPP
2004  Denise G. Tate, PhD, ABPP
2003  Allen W. Heinemann, PhD, ABPP
2002  Timothy R. Elliott, PhD, ABPP
2000  Diana H. Rintala, PhD
1998  Michael E. Dunn, PhD
1995  Robert G. Frank, PhD
1994  Theresa M. Sorota, MSW, LCSW
1993  J. Scott Richards, PhD
1990  Roberta M. Trieschmann, PhD

Clinical Performance Award
Clinical Performance Award (Nominated by the ASCIP membership and voted on by the PSWC BOD)

  • Nominee must have demonstrated outstanding performance in the area of clinical skill related to the psychosocial adjustment and rehabilitation of persons with SCI/D. This includes outstanding clinical contributions and expertise and exceptional performance in the nominee’s work environment as well as in the community (briefly support your nomination in your section).
  • The nominee has demonstrated outstanding clinical performance in the area of SCI/D psychosocial rehabilitation.
  • The accomplishments of the nominee have had a positive impact on the quality of life of persons with SCI/D in the geographic locale of the nominee.
  • The achievements of the nominee are recognized by peers, professionals, or the community at large.
  • The nominee has fostered cooperation and mutual support among SCI/D rehabilitation professionals.


Past Winners
2018 Trisha Hicks, LSW, MEd
2017  Maggi Budd, PhD, MPH, ABPP
2016  Mitch Tepper, PhD, MPH
2015  Stan Ducharme, PhD
2014  Heather Russell, PhD
2013  Samuel A. Gordon, PhD
2012  Daniel Rohe, PhD, ABPP (Rp)\
2011  Toby Huston, Ph.D.
2010  Linda Mona, Ph.D.
2008  Catherine Wilson, PsyD, ABPP (Rp)
2007  Sara Klaas, MSW
2005  Irby D. Ferguson, MSW, ACSW
2004  Sigmund Hough, Ph.D., ABPP
2002  Rose C. Griggs, MSW, LMSW
2001  Janice E. Wiley, MSSW, LMSW, ACP
2000  Mary Lee Pons, MSW
1999  Judith E. Gordo, MSW, LCSW
1998  Lester Butt, Ph.D.
1997  Hugh B. Taylor, MSW, LCSW
1994  Ben Hollis, MSW, LCSW