APA Center for Organizational Excellence: Why Apply for a PHWA?

The Awards

Why Apply for a Psychologically Healthy Workplace Award?

Receiving a Psychologically Healthy Workplace Award from your state, provincial or territorial psychological association can give your organization the recognition it deserves for the value you place on creating a positive work environment. Award winners may be featured in the media, honored at special award events, recognized by community leaders and nominated for national recognition.

Psychologically healthy workplace practices can help you:

  • Demonstrate your commitment to the health and well-being of your employees
  • Attract and retain top-quality talent
  • Engage employees
  • Enhance organizational performance
  • Respond to employee expectations
  • Control healthcare costs

"Many of our organizational values focus on employees, with a goal of maximizing quality service to our community. This award illustrates our level of commitment to providing our employees with a healthy workplace, both physically and mentally."

Ed Everett
City Manager
Redwood City, CA