Any program, corporation, non-governmental organization or individual helping to combat ageism and stigma, to highlight and promote the strengths associated with aging and the potential and value of older adults in our society. Seniors' mental health teams, programs and individuals can all be nominated. Priority will be given to nominees in the healthcare, continuing care and not-for-profit sectors.
The award winner will be recognized at the CAGP-CCSMH Annual Scientific Meeting in Banff, Alberta. The winner will be provided with one complimentary dinner ticket where they will receive their award on October 25 in Banff. A profile on the successful individual(s) and/or team(s) will be included in the CAGP and CCSMH e-newsletter to members following the ASM.
The nominee or team must meet some or all of the qualities outlined below:
- Outstanding interprofessional and interdisciplinary collaboration.
- Integration of mental and physical health care and/or support systems integration/navigation of older adults.
- Exemplary teamwork.
- Outstanding educational initiatives.
- Innovative program development and/or initiatives to build a community of practice in seniors’ mental healthcare at a regional, provincial or national level.
- Innovative programming or initiatives to combat ageism and stigma.
- Promotion of the strengths associated with aging and the value of older adults to our society.
Inclusion (if available) of statements made by older adults or their caregivers who have been positively impacted by the work of the nominee*
*Please note such a statement requires anonymity or written patient consent to be provided in the nomination submission.
Nominators must be either a member of the CAGP or an Affiliate of the CCSMH. Affiliation with the CCSMH is free – please visit www.ccsmh.ca to join.
The nomination must include the following:
- A written statement by the nominator concerning the merit of the individual’s or team’s contribution with regards to the above-mentioned qualities in sufficient detail to allow assessment by the awards committee. Please include specific examples of how their work has impacted the field of seniors’ mental health.
- Either the nominee’s curriculum vitae (if an individual), or a summary of the positions held by each team member (if a team is nominated).
- Any supplementary marketing or educational materials produced by the individual or team that would be relevant for consideration (max. 3).
Nominations Due: Friday, May 24, 2019
Please submit the completed nomination package electronically to firstname.lastname@example.org, with all sections clearly marked to CAGP-CCSMH Awards Committee.
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