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Since 1983, AAMFT has recognized persons who have provided outstanding contributions in promoting the development of the practice and the profession of marriage and family therapy within specific areas.
Process: This award may be self-nominated by an AAMFT member or nominated by another AAMFT member. Nominator must submit a written statement (500 words max) detailing how the nominee has provided outstanding contributions in promoting the development of the practice and the profession of marriage and family therapy within specific areas.
Letter of Recommendation: All self-nominations require a letter of recommendation to be submitted with materials.
Award: The award consists of:
- An engraved plaque presented at our Annual Conference.
- Reimbursement of up to $1,000 per recipient for travel to the AAMFT Annual Conference.
- The conference registration fee will also be waived for the Annual Conference.
*AAMFT will reimburse up to the total of $1,000 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 conference hotels (at the special discounted rate) for the night of the ceremony. You must submit itemized receipts upon your return from the conference. Alcohol will not be reimbursed.
Announcements: Announcements of award winners will be distributed via the eNews and other platforms as they apply.