The Center for Applied Behavioral Health Policy (CABHP) is now taking nominations for the ASU Public Safety Awards. The awards recognize champions in the Arizona Public Safety sector such as; firefighters, police officers, corrections personnel, crisis teams, emergency medical responders, behavioral health professionals and mental health advocates.
The five categories include; Public Safety Partnership Award, Innovative Leader Award, Crisis Interventionist Award, First Responder of the Year Award, and the Advocacy Award. Read below for additional details.
- Public Safety Partnership Award - This award is given to two or more agencies and/or individual change agents who have creatively broken-down barriers and collaborated effectively to bring innovate solutions to address behavioral health and public safety needs of the community. (make your nomination).
- Innovative Leader Award - This award recognizes leadership for being proactive and implementing a new and effective program to enhance public safety services. (make your nomination).
- Crisis Interventionist Award - This excellence in service award goes to an individual who goes above and beyond their job description to ensure quality care to community members experiencing crisis. (make your nomination).
- First Responder of the Year Award - This individual exemplifies exceptional character beyond their sworn duties. This individual is a champion of their agency, a role model for their discipline, and committed to breaking down behavioral health-related stigma amongst their peers. (make your nomination).
- Advocacy Award - This individual demonstrates creatively, leadership, and education that positively affects policy or change in the public safety community. (make your nomination).
The Winter Institute for Public Safety & Behavioral Health Conference is Feb. 13-15 at the ASU SkySong Innovation Center in Scottsdale, AZ. Click here for additional information and to register.