This award is to provide recognition for researchers and clinicians working in cognitive-behaviour research and therapy whose career achievements have made an outstanding contribution to the progress of the field in Australia. No award will be made should the quality of applicants be deemed insufficient by the AACBT Awards Selection Committee.
|1995||Jay Birnbrauer||2003||Prof Jeff Richards||2012||Prof David Kavanagh|
|1996||Sydney Lovibond||2004||Prof Henry Jackson||2014||Prof Amanda Baker|
|1999||Associate Prof Neville King||2005||Prof Mark Creamer||2015||Prof Mark Dadds|
|2000||Prof Alan Hudson||2006||Prof Richard Bryant||2016||Prof Louise Sharpe|
|2002||Prof Kim Halford||2009||Prof Ron Rapee||2017||Prof Matthew Sanders|
- A self or peer nomination using the Nomination form is required.
- The nominee must have made a substantial contribution to clinical practice, teaching or research.
- Typically the nominee should be in a senior position of leadership.
- The nominee must be a full financial member of the AACBT at the time of application.
- Neither nominees, nor those nominating the potential recipient, should be current members of the AACBT Awards Selection Committee.
- It is a condition of the award that a “Distinguished Career Award Address”is presented at the AACBT National Conference in the year of the award. The 38th AACBT National Conference is being held in Sydney from the 26th – 28th October 2017.
- The award winner will be presented with a commemorative plaque on the night.
- All travel, meals, accommodation, etc costs are the responsibility of the award winner.