Research & Service Awards

CCBD Research & Service Awards

Carl Fenichel Memorial Research Award

This award competition honors the memory of Carl Fenichel, the founder of the League school in Brooklyn, New York, who was also a pioneer in the education of children with severe behavior disorders. The purpose of the competition is to promote student research in the area of children with emotional and behavioral disorders. This award will be given to students  completing research projects, theses, or dissertations in the area of children with emotional and/or behavioral disorders.

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Outstanding Leadership Award

The purpose of this award is to honor an outstanding leader in the field of behavioral disorders who has made significant contributions and has had a significant impact on the field. This individual will have made significant contributions to the field of behavioral disorders through their research; leadership in state, regional, or national organizations; leadership in teacher education or practitioner preparation; or state and national policy development or implementation. The contributions made should extend over a considerable period of time. Nominations should be made by someone who is familiar with the nature and quality of the nominee’s work, and who can also speak to the nominee’s character. 

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Outstanding Professional Performance Award

The purpose of this award is to honor an outstanding practicing professional who works directly with children and/or youth with severe behavioral disorders. The individual should be nominated by someone who is familiar with the nature & quality of his/her work, and who can also speak to the person’s character.

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Regional Teacher of the Year  Award (2017 - Greater New England Area)

The purpose of this award is to honor an outstanding teacher who currently works as a teacher of children or adolescents with emotional and/or behavioral disorders in Boston or the greater New England area. Because the CEC International Conference is being held in Boston in 2017, CCBD would like to honor a local or regional teacher in the conference area. The individual should be nominated by someone who is familiar with the nature & quality of his/her work, and who can also speak to the person’s character and their impact on the lives of students with emotional and/or behavioral disorders. Also, the nominee should be planning to attend the CEC conference in Boston in April of 2017.

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