APA Center for Organizational Excellence: National Winners

The Awards

APA's 2015 Psychologically Healthy Workplace Awards

Five organizations were selected to receive the American Psychological Association’s 2015 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.

2015 Winners

Click on the links below to read more about the 2015 Winners.

Small Not-for-Profit Category

CaliforniaBeach Cities Health District (BCHD) is one of the largest preventive health agencies in the nation and has served the communities of Hermosa Beach, Manhattan Beach and Redondo Beach since 1955. Offering an extensive range of dynamic wellness programs, its innovative services and facilities promote health and prevent disease at every point in a person’s life — from prenatal care and children to families and older adults. Focusing on wellness rather than illness encourages people to make wiser health care decisions. At the same time, the wellness approach also works wonders for BCHD management and staff alike. Read more

Small For-Profit Category

Minnesota – At Twin Cities public relations firm Beehive PR, a genuine rapport between management and staff is a given. As a boutique strategic communications agency, the firm has built a solid reputation for fresh insights, big ideas, contagious energy and brilliant results with services including content and digital marketing, crisis communications and social media engagement. Proud to be a certified women-owned business, Beehive has held a National Women’s Business Enterprise Certification, granted by the Women’s Business Enterprise National Council, since 2008. Read more

Medium Not-for-Profit Category

ColoradoHilltop Community Resources promotes self-sufficiency through direct services to more than 20,000 individuals each year in Colorado’s Mesa, Delta, Montrose and Ouray counties. Since 1950, it has provided everything from prenatal care for expectant mothers to assisted living for the elderly. The central tenet of every Hilltop program upholds the inherent dignity and worth of every individual. Because of the type of work it does in serving vulnerable individuals and populations, Hilltop’s employees often report that working there is more than just a job; it’s a way of life. Read more

Small For-Profit Category

IllinoisLaSalle Network is the premier professional staffing and recruiting agency in the Chicagoland area, specializing in accounting, finance, technology, office services, call center, human resources, marketing and executive search placements. Working with companies of all sizes and across all industries, LaSalle delivers quality talent to its clients not only to match their job requirements but to sync with their company cultures as well. LaSalle Network values its staff and shows it, as evidenced by robust employee morale, productivity and retention. Read more

Medium For-Profit Category

Florida – Founded in 1969, Team Horner is the largest privately owned swimming pool and spa distributor in the world. Its AquaCal and AutoPilot brands are leaders in the pool heat pump and salt chlorine generator industries, respectively. From marketing and pool service education to distribution and fulfillment, Team Horner’s constant focus for more than 40 years has been to create win-win business strategies for its clients — pool designers, builders and installers. Team Horner views its multiple initiatives as an ongoing commitment to a robust company culture for one and all. Read more

"The most gratifying aspect of this award is the validation by outside experts who visit your workplace and conclude that routine practices are conducive to a psychologically positive environment. There is an enormous satisfaction in being told you are doing a lot of things right!"

Beth Taylerson
Human Resource Director
The Herald, Rock Hill, SC