Thomas Hohenshil National Publication Award

Background and Purpose

To annually recognize a person who has made outstanding contributions to the publication of counseling-related literature. 

Deadline: Monday, Dec. 10, 2018, 11:59 PM EST
Judges: ACA Awards Committee
Prize: $500 honorarium, complimentary ACA Conference & Expo registration (travel and lodging not included). Recognition and presentation of the award at the Conference.
Sponsor: Anonymous Donors via the American Counseling Association Foundation 

Eligibility, Rules and Criteria 

Nominations must include:

  • An assessment of the impact of the candidate’s publishing on the counseling profession.
  • Evidence of sustained publishing productivity.
  • Detailed information on major publication activities (may be a combination of the following):
    • Author or co-author of books, book chapters, journal articles and online materials.
    • Editor, co-editor, guest editor of books, journals and special journal issues.
  • Nominations must come from an ACA member.
  • The awardee must be an ACA member.
  • An individual can only be nominated for one award per year.

Nomination Guidelines

In your nomination submission, briefly:

  • Describe some examples of the nominee’s published works and their impact on the counseling profession.
  • Detail evidence of the nominee's sustained publishing productivity, including a list of the nominee's work. 

Nomination Checklist

  • Nominee Biography
  • Nomination Letter
  • Supporting Materials
  • Maximum of two supporting letters


**NOTE:  If this is the first time you have submitted a nomination, you must create an account.  The email and password for the awards submission system may or may NOT be the same as your ACA website email and password.  They are different systems, and are not linked.

Submissions must be received by Monday, Dec. 10, 2018, 11:59 PM EST.

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