Over the years, Rick and the team have been recognized by the following entities:
Meritorious Service Medal: Governor General of Canada, 2021 (awarded to Larry Gauthier & Rick Goodwin
CAMH Difference Makers Award: 150 Leading Canadians for Mental Health, 2017.
United Way Advocacy Award, 2011.
Crime Prevention Award, Crime Prevention Ottawa, 2009.
Research Grant: Men & Healing: Theory, Research, and Practice in Working with Male Survivors of Childhood Sexual Abuse. A Guidebook commissioned by the Cornwall Public Inquiry. Toronto: Government of Ontario. Published in 2009.
Research Grant: Survivors Helping Survivors: A Study of the Benefits, Risks and Challenges of Peer-Support with Survivors of Sexual Violence in the Province of Ontario. A research paper commissioned by the Cornwall Public Inquiry. Toronto: Government of Ontario. Published in 2008.
Attorney General’s Victim Services Award of Distinction for Service Innovation, Inaugural Award, Government of Ontario, 2007.
Mental Health Services Award, Canadian Mental Health Association, 2007.
Community Research Grant Recipient, Ottawa Hospital, 2001.
Explorations Grant, The Canada Council, 1988-1989.