The Differential Intervention Award is given to a researcher, scholar, practitioner, or other individual who has significantly advanced the understanding, teaching, or implementation of classification, differential assignment, or differential approaches designed to promote improved social and personal adjustment and long-term change among juvenile and adult offenders. The award focuses on interventions, and on ways of implementing them that differ from “one-size-fits- all,” “one-size-largely-fits all,” or “almost fits all,” approaches. The recipient’s contribution can apply to community, residential, or institutional within or outside of the United States. Consideration for this award does not require a full nomination packet. Please send the award committee the nominee’s name, affiliation, a CV, and a short description of relevant accomplishments. Nominations should be sent to no later than August 1, 2018 (please put “Marguerite Q. Warren and Ted B. Palmer Differential Intervention Award” in the subject line). Cheryl Lero Jonson,, is the chairperson of the committee. Questions about the awards or nominations process should be addressed to Brandy Blasko, DCS Awards Committee Chair, at

Past Marquerite Q. Warren and Ted B. Palmer Award Recipients

2017 Emily Salisbury
2016 Not Awarded
2015 Gibb Pritchard
2014 Tim Bynum
2013 Faye Taxman
2012 Paul Gendreau
2011 Jim Byrne
2010 Ed Latessa
2009 James Austin
2008 Not Awarded
2007 Tim Brennan
2006 Patricia Van Voorhis
2005 Phillip Harris