Call for Awards

Each year ASERVIC members nominate qualified individuals for three prestigious awards. These awards will be presented to recipients during the Awards luncheon at the annual 2018 ASERVIC conference in Dallas, TX, July 13-15.

Please see below for a listing of these awards and nomination information. ASERVIC strongly encourages anyone to apply who meets the award criteria. Please note the nomination deadline is April 30, 2018.

 ASERVIC Research Award

This award recognizes the outstanding activities of an individual who has helped advance the mission of ASERVIC through research. This $500 award is intended for current ASERVIC members of any membership category. Students are strongly encouraged to apply! Nominees for the research award must submit a brief description of their research (supporting documentation is acceptable) with a description of how this research contributes to ASERVIC’s mission. Requirements: The recipient of this award shall be a person within the ASERVIC organization who:

  1. evidences engagement in current research activities consistent with the mission of ASERVIC that will help to promote the ideals, values, and programs which ASERVIC sponsors for the counseling profession;
  2. contributes to the body of knowledge that identifies and supports the importance of spiritual, ethical, and religious values in counseling; and
  3. represents the primary author for the research endeavor.

ASERVIC Meritorious Service Award

This award is for an ASERVIC member (of at least 3 years) who has demonstrated significant service to the field of counseling and values in areas related to concerns of a spiritual and/or humanitarian nature, as well as someone who promotes the ideals, values, and programs of ASERVIC. Requirements: The recipient of this award shall be a person within the ASERVIC national organization who meets the following criteria:

  1. Membership in ASERVIC for at least 3 years;
  2. significant service to the field of counseling and values in areas related to concerns of a spiritual and/or humanitarian nature;
  3. significant service which has helped to promote the ideals, values, and programs which ASERVIC sponsors for the counseling profession; and
  4. contributions to the development and sponsorship of new and creative programming in spiritual and value interest in counseling.

ASERVIC Lifetime Service Award

Lifetime Service Award was incorporated in to the bylaws in 2008 and was founded in the name of Dr. Judy Miranti. Recipients must demonstrate significant contributions to and leadership in ASERVIC. Requirements: The recipient of this award shall be a person within the ASERVIC national organization who meets the following criteria:

  1. Membership in ASERVIC for at least 8 years;
  2. demonstrated leadership in ASERVIC (please submit specific committee involvement/offices held/general contributions);
  3. Significant service which has helped to promote the ideals, values, and programs which ASERVIC sponsors for the counseling profession; and
  4. Contributions to the development and sponsorship of ASERVIC initiatives such as Counseling and Values, conference programs, scholarly works, spiritual competencies.

Please email nominee’s information, name of award, a brief statement of contributions applicable to the award and any supporting materials to Dr. Sean Ridge (sridge@johnsonu.edu) and Dr. Joffrey S. Suprina (jsuprina@argosy.edu) ASERVIC Awards Co-Chairs. Questions regarding the nominations are welcome. Individuals are not required to be at the ASERVIC luncheon to receive the award. The deadline is April 30, 2018.

Thank you very much for your service to ASERVIC and the counseling profession.

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