Mohammad Shafiq Award

NJPRA recognizes the enduring contributions made by Mohammad Shafiq, a founding member and past president of NJPRA, to the New Jersey Psychiatric Rehabilitation Association and to persons with lived experience of psychiatric illness.

This award will pay tribute to Shafiq by honoring organizations and/or programs that exemplify the practice and provision of psychiatric rehabilitation services in New Jersey. Nominations may be for an individual or an organization/program.

The Shafiq Award will be presented at this year's Annual Conference on November 14, 2019. Mark the date on your calendar!

Anyone may make the nomination based on the 6 criteria listed on the form below.

Complete the form below and submit for consideration. It is also available for download HERE

Deadline for submission is October 11, 2019.

Thank you. 

  • Please answer each question completely, including anecdotal information or SPECIFIC outcomes. Describe actions taken that demonstrate the commitment to being the "best-in-class" in Psychiatric Rehabilitation.
  • For organization or agency nominations, please give evidence of agency-wide uniformity in meeting each of the criteria.
  • You may also include written materials for the agency/program, or a link to the website to support the nomination. If you are sending written materials in support of the nomination, please send to with the agency/program name in the subject line.
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