APA Center for Organizational Excellence: National Winners

The Awards

APA's 2009 Psychologically Healthy Workplace Awards

The American Psychological Association’s five National Psychologically Healthy Workplace Award winners have implemented a comprehensive set of workplace practices that foster employee health and well-being and enhance organizational performance. These organizations represent the very best from among the award winners recognized by our affiliated state, provincial and territorial psychological associations.

Nominees for the national award were selected from the pool of previous local Psychologically Healthy Workplace Award winners and submitted for consideration by the psychological association in the state, province or territory in which the company is located. Following a competitive evaluation and judging process, the top candidates were selected for national recognition.

2009 Winners

Click on the links below to read more about the 2009 Winners.

Not-For-Profit Category

Arizona - As an association representing human resource professionals, WorldatWork strives to practice what it preaches when it comes to creating the best work environment for employees and the organization. Prevention is a priority at the WorldatWork Headquarters and by involving employees, this organization is leading the way to a healthy, productive workforce. Read more

Government/Military/Educational Institution Category

New MexicoSandia Preparatory School is an independent co-ed school with a college preparatory program for students in grades 6 through 12. At Sandia Prep, the growth of the total person is emphasized within a caring environment, and this philosophy extends to everyone in the Sandia family – students, faculty and staff. Read more

Large For-Profit Category

Alabama - Teledyne Brown Engineering, an engineering company that provides services for space, defense, environmental and homeland security programs across the nation, takes pride in its talented workforce. Employees know they can depend on Teledyne Brown to help them find and implement solutions that foster a healthy, productive and balanced life. Read more

Medium For-Profit Category

North Carolina - As a retail company that specializes in “replacing the irreplaceable,” Replacements, Ltd. is the world’s largest supplier of old and new dinnerware. Connecting customers with the perfect piece of china, crystal, silver or collectible they are searching for requires a team of employees that is always up for a challenge. Read more

Small For-Profit Category

Virginia - W R Systems, Ltd. (WRSystems) is an information technology and engineering firm that provides services to numerous federal departments and government agencies, as well as to organizations in the commercial sector. This firm stands out for its recognition that the strength of its workforce is the key to meeting customer needs. Read more

"WSU Vancouver is very proud of this award because it recognizes not just our on-campus programs but also the active involvement of employees in making the campus community a healthy workplace."

Jeanne Greene, SPHR
Director of Human Resources
Washington State University Vancouver