The Foundation for the Advancement of Human Systems annually confers up to two awards to recognize a published article, monograph, book chapter or book that represents an outstanding scholarly achievement in family therapy research. Outstanding scholarly achievement is construed broadly to include a variety of methods and inquiry (quantitative, qualitative, or conceptual), and a variety of findings, including those that confirm previous work, challenge previous work, or generate new areas of inquiry.
This award may be self-nominated or nominated by a third party and at least one applicant must be a member of AAMFT. Nominator must submit the article along with a written statement (500 words max) of why the article should be selected.
Letter of Recommendation
All self-nominations require a letter of recommendation to be submitted with materials.
The award consists of:
· An engraved plaque presented at an AAMFT event (virtual or in person).
· Reimbursement of up to $500 per recipient for travel to the AAMFT Event (when applicable).
The event registration fee will also be waived for the award recipient(s) (when applicable).
*The AAMFT Foundation will reimburse up to the total of $500 for economy class airfare, transportation to/from airport/hotel, meals per AAMFT allowances for the one day of the ceremony, and one night's hotel stay at one of the AAMFT event hotels (at the special discounted rate) for the night of the ceremony. You must submit itemized receipts upon your return from the event. Alcohol will not be reimbursed.
Announcements of award winners will be distributed via the eNews and other platforms as they apply.