Awards

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TD Students

Shelley Smith, Karen Hazelden (the student recipient) and Crystal Watson (Lead Faculty in the TR Diploma Program) at the TR Diploma Student Leadership Award Ceremony on June 13, 2011.

 


NSRPH Leadership Award
"Leadership is practiced not so much in words as in attitude and in actions" (Harold S. Geneen)

Nova Scotia Recreation Professionals in Health's Leadership award will recognize members of Nova Scotia Recreation Professionals in Health (NSRPH) who have demonstrated exemplary leadership qualities through the significant impact they have made within their region or the province of Nova Scotia, on behalf of the members of the Association and the field of recreation in health and human services.

Leadership Award winner Cathy Ryan

Congratulations to our 2012 Leadership Award winner Cathy Ryan from the Northeastern region.

 

Eligibility:
To be eligible for the Leadership Award the recreation practitioner will have: (a) been a current paid member of NSRPH for at least one year and (b) regularly attended NSRPH regional and/or board meetings. The nominee will have demonstrated exemplary leadership through his/her desire to make a difference within the field of recreation on behalf of the Association, as well as demonstrated through his/her abilities to bring people together for a common cause through various leadership roles within the region and/or provincially.

Nomination Process:
A Leadership Award nominee can be self-nominated or can be nominated by another NSRPH member. Each region is invited to nominate one person from their region for the award (through the regional representative). For more information about the nomination process, see the attached form or download a nomination form from the NSRPH website (http://www.nsrph.com; look for the "Awards" link).

Award:
The successful award recipient will be invited to attend the NSRPH annual conference banquet. He/she will be presented with a certificate of appreciation and will receive a complimentary annual membership. A profile of the award winner will also be provided in the NSRPH newsletter.

Nominations Due:
September 1, 2017 Contact: Coleen Lawlor at coleen.lawlor@cdha.nshealth.ca for more information

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NSRPH Spirit Award

"Once we believe in ourselves, we can risk curiosity, wonder, spontaneous delight, or any experience that reveals the human spirit" (e.e. cummings).

Nova Scotia Recreation Professionals in Health's Spirit Award will be given to any recreation practitioner or volunteer in a health and/or human service setting who has gone "above and beyond" to enhance the quality of life of residents, clients and their families as well as the quality of the work environment of staff and/or volunteers.

Eligibility:
To be eligible for the Spirit Award the recreation practitioner or volunteer will have worked at a health or human service facility in a recreation-related role on a full or part-time basis for at least two years. The nominee will have demonstrated his or her contributions to the facility, department, residents/clients and family through undertaking special events or activities (whether during normal work hours or outside of paid work) which reflect his or her spirit of service, dedication, altruism and compassion.

Nomination Process:
A Spirit Award nominee can be nominated by anyone within the service setting in which the recreation practitioner or volunteer works (including family members) or by another recreation practitioner working at an affiliate facility (e.g., by another NSRPH member). For more information about the nomination process, see the attached form or download a nomination form from the NSRPH website (http://www.nsrph.com; look for the "Awards" link).

Award:
The successful award recipient will be invited to attend the NSRPH annual conference banquet. He/she will be presented with a certificate of appreciation and will receive a complimentary annual membership. A profile of the award winner will also be provided in the NSRPH newsletter.

Nominations Due:
September 1, 2017 Contact: Coleen Lawlor at coleen.lawlor@cdha.nshealth.ca for more information

Click Here to download the full nomination information pdf 49k

 

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NSRPH Student Leadership Award

The Nova Scotia Recreation Professionals in Health Student Leadership Award was developed to give recognition to a graduating Therapeutic Recreation Diploma student (NSCC Waterfront Campus) who shows leadership and commitment to NSRPH and the field of Therapeutic Recreation.  The first award was presented at the NSCC Waterfront Campus in June 2009.  To apply for this award, you must submit one specific program plan of an innovative program idea with a cover letter indicating your name and contact information to the President of NSRPH by April 30th. Applications for the award will be reviewed at the May NSRPH Board of Directors meeting and a winner will be chosen.   You must be a student in good standing enrolled in the Nova Scotia Community College Therapeutic Recreation Diploma program with an average of 75 or above.  The Recipient will be presented with the award at the NSCC Award's Ceremony, and will include a plaque that will be displayed in the Human Services area of the NSCC.  The student will also be awarded free Registration to that year's NSRPH Conference and AGM.

Application Process:
Contact Shelly Luddington.

Applications Due:
April 30th, 2017 Contact: Please send all Student Leadership Awards Applications to NSRPH President, Shelly Luddington at shelly.luddington@theadmiralltc.com.

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