Earl L. Loschen Award for Clinical Practice

Purpose of the Award 

The Earl L. Loschen Award for Clinical Practice is given annually to a person whose contribution in the area of clinical practice has resulted in significant improvement in the quality of life for individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities as well as mental health needs.

The 2020 Award was presented to Beth I. Barol, PhD, LSW, BCB, NADD-CC,  at the 37th Annual NADD Virtual Conference and Exhibit Show, October 28-30, 2020.

Criteria for Selection

The Earl L. Loschen Award for Clinical Practice is given annually to a professional whose dedication and work have resulted in the provision of excellent clinical services to individuals who have intellectual and developmental disabilities as well as mental health needs.

Submission Guidelines

All nominations must include:

  • 1-2 page statement outlining the reasons for nominating the candidate for consideration for this award
  • The candidate’s curriculum vitae
  • Candidate’s contact information, including name, address, telephone number, fax number, and email address
  • Nominator’s contact information, including name, address, telephone number, fax number, and email address

Nomination Deadline: October 5, 2020

Submit your nominations by email with all requirements attached in PDF or MS Word format to: awards@thenadd.org

Past Recipients

2020 – Beth I. Barol, PhD, LSW, BCB, NADD-CC

2019 – Robin VanEerden, MS, LPC, NADD-CC

2018 – Barbara Agnello, PhD

2017 – Paul Federoff, MD

2016 – Karyn Harvey, PhD

2015 – Margaret Charlton, Ph.D.

2014 – William Gardner, Ph.D.

2013 – Susan Carpenter, M.D. 

2012 – Lauren Charlot, Ph.D.

2011 – David Laman, Ph.D.

2010 – Daniel Baker, Ph.D.

2009 – Julie Gentile, M.D.

2008 – Diane Cox Lindenbaum, A.C.S.W.