Awards

Please see nomination instructions under each award below. The deadline for all submissions is June 30.

 

Award Winners
The Paul D. Steinhauer Advocacy Award
The Naomi Rae-Grant Award
Excellence In Education Award
The Certificate of Special Recognition

Member-in-Training Travel Bursaries 

The Annual Meeting Awards for Scientific Presentations

 

 

Award Winners

Dr. Paul Steinhauer Award
Pippa Moss 2015
Wade Junek 2013
Cécile Rousseau 2012
Stanley Kutcher 2008
Harriet MacMillan 2007
Klaus Minde 2006
Lily Hechtman 2005
Arlette Lefebvre 2004
Simon Davidson 2002
Jean Wittenberg 2001

 

 

 

Naomi Rae-Grant Award

Normand Carrey 2016
Sabina Abidi 2015
Tony Pignatiello 2014
Alexa Bagnell 2013
Rob Milin 2012
Kevin Nugent 2011
Susan Bradley 2010
Michael Cheng 2009
Jean Clinton 2008
Umesh Jain 2005
Ellen Lipman 2004
Ruth Stirtzinger 2002
Sophia Hrycko 2000
Margaret Steele 1998
Harriet MacMillan 1997
Don Pearsall 1996
Paul Patterson 1994
Susan Penfold 1993
Laurent Houde 1992
Elsa Broder 1991

 

 

 

Excellence in Education Award

Syed Rizvi 2016
Wendy Spettigue 2015
Stan Kutcher 2014
Herb Orlik 2013
Stuart Fine 2012
Yvon Gauthier 2011        
Rob Nicolson 2010
Umesh Jain 2009
Clare Gray 2007
John Teshima 2006
Margaret Steele and Ruth Russell 2005
Nazreen Roberts 2003

 

 

 

Certificate of Recognition

John Leverette 2016
Aidan Stokes 2015
Anne McGuire 2014
Nancy Mannix 2013
Sandra Fisman 2012
Simon Davidson 2011       
Alan Carroll and Margaret Steele 2010
Vivek Kusumakar 2009
Peter Szatmari and Klaus Minde 2008
Gabrielle Weiss 2007
Quentin Rae-Grant 2005
Yvon Gauthier 2004
Stan Kutcher 2003

 

 

 

Dalhousie Award (Best Presentation by a Full Member)

Suneeta Monga 2015
Jaswant Guzder 2014
Joe Beitchman 2013
Ashley Wazana 2012
Alice Charach 2011        
Peter Szatmari 2010
Katharina Manassis and Ellen Lipman 2009
Lily Hechtman 2008
Harriet MacMillan and Derryck Smith 2007
Eric Fombonne and Peter Szatmari 2006
Klaus Minde 2005
Normand Carrey 2004
Umesh Jain 2002
Katharina Manassis 2001
Joanna Szelazek 2000
Peter Szatmari 1999
Sandra Fisman 1997

 

 

Best Poster by a Full Member
 Susan Baer 2015
 Suneeta Monga 2014
 Ajit Ninan 2013
 Stephanie Ameis 2012
 Philippe Robaey 2011
 Normand Carrey 2010
 Wade Junek 2009
Clare Gray 2008
Margaret Weiss 2007
Ellen Lipman 2006
Jennifer Couturier 2005
Esther Cherland 2004

 

 

Best Presentation by a Member in Training
 Audrey Gagnon-McMahon 2015
 Upasana Krishnadev  2013
 Upasana Krishnadev  2012
 Jonathan Lee  2011
 Taylor Armstrong  2010
 Khrista Boylan  2009
 Genevieve Roy  2008
 Terry Bennett 2005

 

 

Best Poster by a Member in Training
Mondipa Ravi  2015
Katherine Matheson  2014
 Nicole Kozloff  2012
 Melissa Loh  2009  
 Greta Thakur  2007
 Lucie Capano  2006
 Jeanie Tse  2005
 Marina Ter-Stepanian  2004

 

 

Best Poster by a Member in Training
Javeed Sukhera     2017

 

THE PAUL D. STEINHAUER ADVOCACY AWARD

Purpose 

 

This award is dedicated to the memory of Dr. Paul D. Steinhauer and will be presented annually to a member of the Canadian Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry who has been an exceptional advocate for children, adolescents and their families at the regional, national, and international level.


Nomination


The nominees and the nominators must be members in good standing of the CACAP.
The nomination must include a statement by the nominator (no more than 500 words) outlining the individual's contribution to advocating for children, adolescents and their families, and can be accompanied by supporting documentation illustrating or describing the nature of the nominee's contribution.
 
Nominations must be received by June 30. They will be kept in a pool of applicants for two years. This award will be presented at the Annual Meeting of the Academy. The recipient will be asked to publish an account of their work in the Journal of the Canadian Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry.

Nominations are made by sending an e-mail to elizabeth.waite@cacap-acpea.org with the word AWARDS in the subject line.


Adjudication
 
The Awards Chair will strike a Committee of five members of the CACAP, one of whom will be Chair of the CACAP Education Committee and another, a member of the Advocacy Committee. This Committee will choose the recipient by consensus from among the nominations received in the last two years and submit the nomination to the Board of Directors.


Recognition
 
The recipient will receive a cheque for $500.00 and a suitably inscribed plaque. The CACAP will publish the name of the recipient in Journal of the Canadian Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, and maintain a record of all recipients at the National Office.
 
 

THE NAOMI RAE-GRANT AWARD

Purpose


This award is dedicated to the memory of Dr. Naomi Rae-Grant and is presented annually to a member of the Canadian Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry (CACAP) who is a resident, fellow, or consultant who has done creative, innovative, seminal work on an aspect of community intervention, consultation, or prevention.


Nomination


The nomination must include a statement (no more than 500 words) concerning the individual's contribution to community intervention, consultation, or prevention and be accompanied by supporting documentation illustrating or describing the nature of the nominee's contribution.
The nominees and the nominators must be members in good standing of the CACAP.
Nominations must be received by June 30 of each year and will be kept in a pool of applicants for two years. Awards will be presented at the Annual General Meeting of the Academy and the recipient will be notified in advance so that he/she may be able to attend.

Nominations are made by sending an e-mail to elizabeth.waite@cacap-acpea.org with the word AWARDS in the subject line.


Adjudication
 
The Awards Chair will strike a Committee of five members of the CACAP, one of whom will be Chair of the CACAP Education Committee. This Committee will choose the recipient by consensus from among the nominations received in the last two years and will submit the nomination to the Board of Directors.
 
Recognition
 
The recipient will receive a suitably inscribed place and a cheque for $500.00. The CACAP will publish the name of the recipient in the Canadian Academy of Child and Adolescent Review, and maintain a record of all recipients at the National Office.


 

EXCELLENCE IN EDUCATION AWARD

Purpose 
This award will be presented at the Annual General Meeting of the Canadian Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry (CACAP) to a psychiatric educator who has made a significant contribution in undergraduate, postgraduate, continuing professional education or public education in child and adolescent mental health.
 
Nomination
 
The nomination must include a statement by the nominator (no more than 500 words) concerning the individual's contribution to education in child and adolescent mental health and be accompanied by supporting documentation illustrating or describing the nature of the nominee's contribution.  The nominee and nominator must be a member in good standing of the CACAP.
 
Nominations must be received by June 30 of each year and will be kept in a pool of applicants for two years. This award will be presented at the Annual General Meeting of the Academy. The recipient will be notified in advance so that he/she may be able to attend.

 

Nominations are made by sending an e-mail to elizabeth.waite@cacap-acpea.org with the word AWARDS in the subject line.


Adjudication
 
The Awards Chair will strike a Committee of four members of the CACAP, one of who will be the Chair of the CACAP Education Committee. This Committee will choose the recipient by consensus from among the nominations received in the last two years and will submit the nomination to the Board of Directors.
 
Recognition


The recipient will receive a cheque for $500.00 and a suitably inscribed plaque. The CACAP will publish the name of the recipient in the Canadian Academy of Child and Adolescent Review, and maintain a record of all recipients at the National Office.
 
 

 

THE CERTIFICATE OF SPECIAL RECOGNITION

Purpose 
This certificate is designed to recognize a person or an organization that has made outstanding contributions and provided important leadership in the field of child and adolescent mental health.
 
Nomination
 
The contribution must include a statement by the CACAP nominator (no more than 500 words) outlining the individual's or organization's outstanding contributions and leadership in the field of children's mental health. Supporting documentation illustrating or describing the nature of the nominee's contributions and leadership role is necessary.
 
Nominations must be received by June 30 of each year and will be kept in the pool of applicants for two years. Award winner will be recognized at the Annual General Meeting of the Academy and will be asked to publish an account of his or her work in the CACAP Review.

 

Nominations are made by sending an e-mail to elizabeth.waite@cacap-acpea.org with the word AWARDS in the subject line.
 
Adjudication


The Awards Chair will strike a committee of four members of the CACAP. This Committee will choose the recipient by consensus from the nominations received within the last two years and submit the nomination to the Board of Directors.


Recognition
 
The recipient will receive a framed certificate of Special Recognition signed by the President of the Academy. The CACAP will also publish the name of the recipient in the CACAP Review, and maintain a record of all recipients at the National Office.

 


MEMBER-IN-TRAINING TRAVEL BURSARIES 

Purpose

 
These bursaries are to encourage members-in-training to attend and present scholarly work at the Annual Meeting.
 
Description
 
Up to ten bursaries of $500 each will be awarded each year by the Research and Scientific Program Committee and Awards Committee.
 
Eligibility
 
Members-m-training who meet the following criteria are automatically considered for the Members-in-Training Travel Bursaries:
  • Have an oral session or poster accepted for presentation at the Annual Meeting;
  • Are first author (poster), co-presenter (workshop), or speaker (symposium);
  • Are not receiving any industry support.
Consideration will be given based on the quality of the submission as well as residence of the trainee relative to the location of the Annual Meeting. 
 
Process
 
The Chair of the Research and Scientific Program (RSP) Committee will compile a short list of residents whose abstracts are accepted for the Annual Meeting that fall. The Chair of the Awards Committee and Executive Director will receive this short list by the annual awards submission deadline. The Executive Director will ensure each resident on the short list is a member-in-training.  The names will then be ranked by the Awards Committee based on the quality of the submission as well as the geographical location of the resident. 
 
Recognition
 
The Awards Committee Chair will inform recipients of the travel award 3 months prior to the Annual General Meeting. Recipients will be announced at the meeting.
 

The Annual Meeting Awards for Scientific Presentations

All awards will be presented each year at the CACAP annual meeting.

 
SCIENTIFIC PRESENTATION AWARDS
 
Purpose
 
To recognize and promote the highest quality of presentations at the Annual Meeting, the CACAP may present the following oral and poster awards:

 

Four Best Oral Presentation Awards presented in the following categories:

  • Dalhousie Award (full member certified more than five years)
  • Early Career Award (member certified less than five years)
  • Affiliate Early Career Investigator Award (for non-MD researchers in child and adolescent psychiatry who are either members-in-training or have been certified for less than 5 years)
  • Member-in-Training Award

Four Best Poster Presentation Awards presented in the following categories:

  • Full Member Award (full member certified more than five years)
  • Early Career Award (member certified less than five years)
  • Affiliate Early Career Investigator Award (for non-MD researchers in child and adolescent psychiatry who are either members-in-training or have been certified for less than 5 years)
  • Member-in-Training Award

One Early Career Community Intervention/Access to Care Award

  • oral presentation or poster by member certified less than five years

Awards are intended to recognize outstanding work. Therefore, each award is not necessarily awarded every year.


Eligibility


General Requirements

  • Members must be in good standing with the CACAP.
  • The presenter speaks clearly, is concise and delivers a high-quality presentation.
  • Throughout the presentation and during the question period, the presenter appears knowledgeable about the work and its relationship to current literature on the topic.
  • In order for an oral or poster presentation to be considered for an award, it must present original research relevant to child psychiatry, and conclusions must be based on an accurate interpretation of the presented data, including appropriate acknowledgement of methodological limitations.

Best Scientific Oral Presentation


In addition to the criteria mentioned above under general eligibility, the following criteria apply:

  • Trainees must be in training or have recently completed their training at an accredited educational institution with their work being completed during their traineeship.
  • Presenters must be the first authors of the work, which in large part will have been designed, conducted, and analyzed by them.

Best Scientific Poster Presentation


In addition to the criteria mentioned above under general eligibility and best oral presentation, the following criteria apply:

  • The presenter must be present for the poster session.
  • The presenter answers questions appropriately and demonstrates a high level of understanding of the research material and the relevant literature.
  • There shall be a visual balance between text, figures, and tables.

Adjudication


Prior to the start of the meeting, the Chair of the Research and Scientific Program Committee (RSPC) shall identify eligible presentations from the abstracts and shall assign two assessors to each of the oral presentations and two assessors to each of the poster presentations. Assessors shall privately identify any potential conflict of interest to the RSPC Chair. They shall independently assess the presentations, shall complete the marking sheets as provided and submit them to the RSPC Chair.

The collated results will be discussed with the Chair of the Awards Committee, following which the decision on the Awards will be made. The Awards shall be presented at the Awards ceremony on day 3 of the Annual Meeting.


Recognition


The Chair of the Awards Committee will announce the winners of the Awards at the Annual General Meeting.

The winner of each award will be given a certificate of the award and a cash prize of $500.00

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