Children and Family Community Service Award

The Children and Family Community Service Award recognizes outstanding community-based programs which utilize child analytic principles.


Council Committee on Child and Adolescent Psychoanalysis (COCAP) of the American Psychoanalytic Association

Eligibility Criteria

The program must provide direct services to children and families that support the emotional and social development of children. The program must also utilize psychoanalytic developmental principles to orient the direct services, although other viewpoints may be integrated. And the program utilize child psychoanalysts in a significant way as part of its delivery of services and have established themselves as substantial community resources with general acceptance by the community at large. Applications are due by December 1 of each year and wards will be presented at the National meeting in January.

View past prize winners.


Monisha C. Akhtar, Ph.D., Chair