This award, named in honor of the National Register’s Executive Officer from 1990 through 2013, is awarded annually to a National Register credentialed psychologist with fewer than 10 years of postdoctoral experience. The intent of this award is to support a specific project which is relevant to the mission, vision, and values of the National Register, including:
Note: Proposals to use the award stipend to pay the Registrant for private practice enhancements are not eligible.
The recipient receives a plaque, a check for $2,500 that will fund the recipient’s project, and an award citation in the Journal of Health Service Psychology.
This award is named in honor of the National Register’s first Executive Officer, Alfred M. Wellner, PhD. This is the highest honor bestowed on a Registrant by the National Register to commemorate numerous and significant contributions to psychology during a distinguished career.
The recipient receives a plaque and an award citation in the Journal of Health Service Psychology.
Given that emergency department patients often face obstacles to accessing the psychological care that they need, I am especially grateful to have the support of this award to explore how substance use and psychological diagnoses affect care provision in
emergency department settings.