Annual awards are intended to honor employees for their significant contributions to our members, our programs, and the organization. The categories of awards align with our mission, vision, and values and support a culture of rewarding outstanding work and building long-lasting relationships with those we serve. Awards are given in six categories and winners will be recognized at a special luncheon in the fall. Full details can be found here. Links to each of the awards are listed below.
Community Inclusion Award - This award is in recognition of excellence in the practice and commitment to inclusion. Click here to nominate now!
Believe It, Achieve It Empowerment Award - Empowerment refers to actions designed to increase independence and self-determination. Nominees should demonstrate consistency in encouraging members to represent their own interests. Click here to nominate now!
Winners in Wellness Award - This award recognizes an individual whose work has dramatically improved the mental or physical health and/or wellness of a member or members. Click here to nominate now!
Champion of Change Award - This award is intended to foster innovations that change or enhance work processes, which strengthen the organization and/or result in improved member care. Click here to nominate now!
Difference Maker of the Year - This high honor is given to an employee who has demonstrated exceptional work ethic, a deep sense of engagement, and a tremendous commitment to members. It is recognition that someone has made a significant difference in the life of an individual with a disability or mental illness. Click here to nominate now!
Rising Star Leader of the Year - The high honor recognizes individuals who have shown great potential in being future leaders within the organization or the industry. Click here to nominate now!