APA Center for Organizational Excellence: National Winners

The Awards

APA's 2010 Psychologically Healthy Workplace Awards

The American Psychological Association’s five 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 APA’s 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 recognition by the American Psychological Association.

2010 Winners

Click on the links below to read more about the 2010 Winners.

Small For-Profit Category

Illinois - Leaders Bank is a commercial bank for privately held businesses, their owners and families and other entrepreneurs. Anchored by its core values and commitment to a positive culture, Leaders Bank is devoted to attracting, engaging and developing new talent while investing generously in the growth of its existing workforce. Read more

Government/Military/Educational Institution Category

Ontario - Toronto Police Service (TPS) is the largest municipal police force in Canada. Consistent with its core values of honesty, integrity, fairness, respect, reliability, teamwork and positive attitude, TPS’s commitment to the health and well-being of its employees resonates downward from the highest level of command and filters upward through the work of healthcare professionals, supervisors and mentors at all levels. Read more

Medium For-Profit Category

British Columbia - Advanced Solutions, an HP Company, delivers world-class business process and information technology outsourcing services in a professional and employee-centric environment. The company collaborates with industry-leading partners to provide the best possible solutions for its customers. With its fundamental operating philosophy of people first, employees always know where they stand. Read more

Not-For-Profit Category

Florida - At Tallahassee Memorial HealthCare (TMH), I CARE values – which stands for Integrity, Compassion, Accountability, Respect and Excellence – establish a foundation from which the organization works toward the goal of being recognized as a world-class health care provider. The values are incorporated into all facets of the organization, including reward and recognition programs, performance reviews, training programs and myriad operational components. Read more

Large For-Profit Category

Alabama - American Cast Iron Pipe Company (ACIPCO) is one of the world’s largest manufacturers of ductile iron pipe, fire hydrants and valves for the waterworks industry as well as electric-resistance steel pipe for oil and natural gas pipelines. Throughout its more than 100-year history, ACIPCO has served as an industry leader, known for its innovation in manufacturing processes and products and its model health and safety programs. Read more

"Winning this award has validated the hard work all our staff put into their work every day. In an industry that has high staff burnout and turnover and is usually in the press for failing, Green Chimneys strives to change that paradigm. We celebrate our successes and learn from our failures."

Joseph A. Whalen
Executive Director
Green Chimneys