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2020 Call for Award Nominations

Each year, AAMFT and the Research & Education Foundation honors individuals for their unique contributions to MFT research and practice. We invite you to nominate or apply for the awards described below (which will open on September 1, 2019). Award recipients will be announced in the summer of 2020. All nominations and applications are submitted online. The deadline for submitting applications for the AAMFT and the AAMFT Research & Education Foundation awards will be December 15, 2019. Please contact the Awards Committee at awards@aamft.org for any questions.

All award recipients must be members of AAMFT with the exception of:

1. Those receiving the Excellence in Media award.

2. At least one author of the Outstanding Research Publication award must be a member.

Note: The AAMFT Annual Conference registration fee will be waived for all award recipients. In order to avoid the perception of a conflict of interest, anyone who is on the AAMFT, the AAMFT Foundation, or AAMFT sponsored payroll is ineligible to be considered for an award so long as that financial relationship exists. All award recipients must be members of AAMFT with the exception of those receiving the Excellence in Media award, and at least one author of the Outstanding Research Publication award must be a member.

AAMFT Awards

  • Cumulative Contribution to Family Therapy Research Award
  • Outstanding Contribution to Marriage and Family Therapy Award
  • Outstanding Volunteer Service Award
  • AAMFT Excellence in the Media Award
  • Training Award
  • Practice Award
Foundation Awards
  • Organizational Contribution Award
  • Outstanding Research Publication Award
  • Graduate Student Research Award
  • Dissertation Award
  • Master's Thesis Award
  • Diversity Scholarship for Emerging Leaders
  • Minority Stipends
  • Distinguished Leadership Award

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