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Society for Prevention Research (SPR) 25th Annual Meeting in Washington, DC, US

Society for Prevention Research (SPR) 25th Annual Meeting in Washington, DC, US

Tuesday, 30th May 2017 to Friday, 2nd June 2017
Washington DC

http://www.preventionresearch.org/2017-annual-meeting/

The Society for Prevention Research (SPR) 25th Annual Meeting that will be held in Washington, DC, May 30 – June 2, 2017, at the Hyatt Regency Washington on Capitol Hill. This year’s theme is “Prevention and Public Systems of Care: Research, Policy and Practice.”

The Society for Prevention Research envisions a wellness-oriented society in which evidenced-based programs and policies are continuously applied to improve the health and well-being of its citizens, fostering positive human development and citizens who lead productive lives, in caring relationships with others.

The SPR Annual Meeting provides a unique opportunity to advance this vision by providing a centrally integrated forum for the exchange of new concepts, methods, and results from prevention research and related public health fields; and by providing a forum for the communication between scientists, public policy leaders and practitioners concerning the implementation of evidence-based preventive interventions in all areas of public health.

Don’t miss this opportunity to meet and network with more than 800 U.S. and international researchers, policy-makers and practitioners at the premiere meeting for prevention science!

 
 
 
 
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Webinar on prevention in low resource settings

Webinar on prevention in low resource settings

Thursday, 15th June 2017

UNODC is co-operating with the FRESH - partners to produce a webinar focusing on how could and should substance use prevention look like in the low resource settings, in a situation where majority of the prevention research still comes from high income settings. It will be a part of the webinar series initiated by Save the Children, and build also on the UNODC guide launched recently titled Prevention Of Drug Use And Treatment Of Drug Use Disorders In Rural Settings.

More information on this webinar is coming soon to the schools and Health website at http://www.schoolsandhealth.org/webinar-series!

 
 
 
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2nd World Conference of ICUDDR

2nd World Conference of ICUDDR

Monday, 19th June 2017 to Wednesday, 21st June 2017
Prague

The Second Annual ICUDDR Conference will be held in Prague, June 20-21, 2017 with pre-conference events and workshops on 19 June, 2017. The International Consortium of Universities for Drug Demand Reduction(ICUDDR) was founded in April 2016, sought greater collaboration through the forum that convened to discuss how to best adopt the Universal Treatment Curriculum(UTC) and Universal Prevention Curriculum(UPC) for university settings with the Bureau of International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs(INL) and a panel of 20 university representatives from 12 countries in Honolulu, Hawaii. This Consortium is pursuing the following 5 goals and objectives; 1. Promote Education and Training in the Field of Substance Use Prevention and Treatment 2. Advance Applied Addictions-Related Treatment and Prevention Research 3. Credentialing Professionals in the Workforce 4. Support University Networking and Coordination Worldwide 5. Facilitate Enhanced Multidisciplinary Integration in the Applied Addiction Fields

The Second Annual ICUDDR Conference of ICUDDR will be a preeminent conference for communicating directly on substance use university education, training, research, international collaboration and networking, and substance use professionals. If you are interested in this meeting, please do not miss the early bird registration until May 31, 2017! For more information and registration see http://www.icuddr.com.

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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European Drugs Summer School, Lisbon, Portugal

European Drugs Summer School, Lisbon, Portugal

Monday, 26th June 2017 to Friday, 7th July 2017

2017 edition of the 'Summer school on illicit drugs Europe' will take place from 26 June-7 July 2017. Two-week summer school in Lisbon on the drugs problem in Europe and beyond involving Scientific Experts from the EMCDDA and guest lecturers from European Universities. For more information and registration see http://www.drugsummerschool.cies.iscte-iul.pt/np4/home.

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