Each year CAMFT is thrilled to recognize the fantastic accomplishments of our members. Nominations for the 2018 CAMFT Honors and Awards are open through January 5, 2018. Four honors will be awarded to distinguished CAMFT members, school, or agency that have contributed in a significant way to the body of literature or research informing the profession of marriage and family therapy, or have engaged in projects or committed to a mission that has enhanced the quality and reputation of the profession. Nominate your exceptional colleague, school, or agency for their exceptional achievements!

Nominations are now being accepted by the Honors Committee for the Mary Riemersma Distinguished Clinical Member, Honorary Distinguished Member, Clark Vincent Award, and School and Agency Award. Recipients will be recognized at the CAMFT 54th Annual Conference on Saturday, April 28, 2018, at the Hyatt Regency Orange County, CA. If you are aware of individuals deserving of these awards, please complete a nomination form and return it to CAMFT.

Mary Riemersma Distinguished Clinical Member
A Distinguished Clinical Member is a clinical member who has given outstanding service in the field of marriage and family therapy. The recipient must be engaged at the time of nomination in the advancement of marriage and family therapy. Nominees are required to have been clinical members of CAMFT for two years. In addition, nominees are required to have five years of experience following licensure as an LMFT. Distinguished Clinical Members can be nominated by any CAMFT member. The nominations must be in writing and submitted to the Honors Committee. The Honors Committee then makes its recommendations to the Board of Directors. The Board of Directors makes selections by a two-thirds majority vote.

Mary Riemersma Distinguished Clinical Member
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Deadline date January 5, 2018

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Honorary Distinguished Clinical Member
Only a non-member may receive this award for making an outstanding contribution or providing an outstanding service for marriage and family therapists. This title is an honor and does not entitle the holder to the privileges of membership. Nominations for this award must be made in writing by a CAMFT member. Nominations are to be submitted to the Honors Committee who will make recommendations to the Board of Directors. A two-thirds majority vote of the Board is required.

Honorary Distinguished Clinical Member
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Deadline date January 5, 2018

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Clark Vincent Award
The Clark Vincent Award honors a literary or research contribution to the profession of marriage and family therapy. Nominations for this award are to be in writing and submitted by eight clinical CAMFT members. Nominations are to be submitted to the Honors
Committee who will make recommendations to the Board of Directors. A two-thirds majority vote of the Board is required.

Clark Vincent Award
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Deadline date January 5, 2018

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Outstanding School or Agency Award
The Outstanding School or Agency Award seeks to recognize an outstanding school or agency. Any CAMFT member may nominate or recommend a school or agency for recognition. Nominations are to be submitted to the Honors Committee who will make recommendations to the Board of Directors. A two-thirds majority vote of the Board is required.

School and Agency Award
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Deadline date January 5, 2018

Applications for these awards can be obtained at www.camft.org/honors. Nominations can be submitted by e-mail to: rputerbaugh@camft.org, fax to 858-2922-650  or written submissions can be addressed to: Honors Committee, CAMFT, 7901 Raytheon Road, San Diego, CA 92111-1606.