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Patricia M. Bricklin Student Ethics Award


The PPA Ethics Committee has instituted the Patricia M. Bricklin Student Award which is given a psychology student who is a resident of Pennsylvania or who is attending school in Pennsylvania who produces a meritorious work product dealing with ethics or law in psychology. The submission may be a formal paper, but it may be another work product such as a copy of a presentation to the class, analysis of vignettes, ethics diary, or other product that demonstrates considerable sophistication in understanding ethical rules or principles. The submission should include the authors name, address (and email address if any) telephone number, and college or university on a cover sheet only-- not on the work product.

The Pennsylvania Psychological Foundation sponsors this award, which is determined by the Ethics Committee and will be presented at the Annual Ethics Educators Conference in October. Also, the award winner will be offered the opportunity to write an article for the Pennsylvania Psychologist.

Submissions should be sent to: PPA Ethics Committee,  PPA, 5925 Stevenson Avenue, Suite H, Harrisburg, PA 17112 (or The deadline for submissions for the award for is June 30 annually.