Liane P. Alampay

Liane P. Alampay

Field of award: Psychology

Year awarded: 2013

Division: Social Sciences

Citation:

For her superior contributions to the scientific discipline of Psychology, particularly in the areas of child and adolescent development, parenting and family studies.  For her mentorship of future psychologists and her leadership of an active research laboratory at the Department of Psychology, Ateneo de Manila University, as the country’s principal investigator of a cross-national and longitudinal project on parenting and child and adolescent behaviors, the only one of its kind in the country. For her involvement in the development and implementation of national and institutional policies and interventions for the protection and development of children, adolescents, and their families, such as Republic Act 9344 or the Juvenile Justice and Welfare Act of 2006 and the Child Protection Policy of the Department of Education. For her contributions to the professionalization of Psychology in the country and the certification of Filipino development psychologists.