APA Center for Organizational Excellence: National Winners

The Awards

APA's 2012 Psychologically Healthy Workplace Awards

Five organizations were selected to receive the American Psychological Association’s 2012 Psychologically Healthy Workplace Awards. These employers have implemented a comprehensive set of workplace practices that foster employee 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.

2012 Winners

Click on the links below to read more about the 2012 Winners.

Not-For-Profit Category

Nova Scotia – The College of Physicians and Surgeons of Nova Scotia (CPSNS) is a prime example of a professional organization with its own house in order. CPSNS is responsible for regulating the Canadian province’s medical profession. This includes registering and licensing physicians; encouraging high standards of qualification, practice and ethics among its members; investigating complaints; and managing and supporting review boards. Efficient, admired and respected – and with high staff morale – CPSNS leads by example. Read more

Government/Military/Educational Institution Category

ArizonaCoconino County proudly partners with its employees to enhance job satisfaction, productivity, motivation and morale. Given the current state of public-sector budgets throughout the U.S., this is no easy feat. Yet this Flagstaff-based municipal organization excels at conflict resolution, relationship building and teamwork. Read more

Not-For-Profit Category

Ohio – With a reputation for excellence reaching back more than 30 years, the Certified Angus Beef (CAB) brand is now sold in more than 40 countries around the globe. The organization’s reputation goes beyond its product – employees boast CAB as a healthy place to work and rave about the benefits. CAB is certainly doing something right. Even in this down economy, it continues to enjoy record sales with no sign of slowing down. Read more

Medium For-Profit Category

Pennsylvania – Since its founding in 1984, ReMed Recovery Care Centers has provided exceptional and innovative rehabilitation and treatment to individuals with brain injuries. ReMed’s unique organizational culture encourages a high level of engagement in the workplace along with a commitment to employees’ professional development. Read more

Small For-Profit Category

OhioNoble-Davis Consulting has provided retirement plan administration and consulting services to clients for more than 20 years. Employees choose how and where they work, and fun is written into the organization’s mission. This positive organizational culture nurtures employees and keeps morale high, all while maintaining a healthy bottom line. Read more

"A psychologically healthy workplace is the result of comprehensive employee programs which provide a supportive, collaborative environment for innovation and business success. "

Craig R. Paeprer
Director of Operations
IBM Research Division