2018 Graduate Student Ethics Writing Prize Winner

Stephen Molitor Melissa Dvorsky
Stephen J. Molitor, MS, and Melissa R. Dvorsky, MS, co-authors of award-winning paper.

Congratulations to Stephen J. Molitor, MS, and co-author Melissa R. Dvorsky, MS, graduate students at Virginia Commonwealth University and the 2018 recipients of the 17th annual Ethics Committee Graduate Student Ethics Writing Prize, presented by the Ethics Committee and the American Psychological Association of Graduate Students (APAGS). In honor of their winning paper, "Assessing Parent Mental Health in the Service of a Child Assessment: Navigating Ethical Considerations" Molitor and Dvorsky will share a $1,000 prize, a round-trip airline ticket to the 2018 APA Annual Convention, Aug. 9-12, in San Francisco, plus convention registration and hotel accommodations for three nights. The Graduate Student Ethics Writing Prize is presented at a special session at APA Annual Convention. The winning paper is also prepared for publication in the journal Ethics and Behavior under the mentorship of Ethics Committee members.

In addition, two students’ papers received honorable mention.