Applied Prevention Science International (APSI)

Applied Prevention Science International (APSI) was formed to assist national and international policy makers and practitioners to apply prevention science to address substance use and other related issues within their communities.  Working in collaboration with international organizations, APSI provides advice, consultation, and services to support the interface among science, policy, and practice, including project development and coordination; science-based training and certification of prevention professionals; and evaluation and research efforts in substance use.  The overall purpose is to assist in the development of trained prevention professionals who can implement the most effective and science-proven prevention interventions and policies.

Prevention Portraits

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Applied Prevention Science International (APSI) is putting together a new series of informal video interviews with scientists, professionals and other stakeholders who are contributing to prevention knowledge and practice around the world.

Prevention Talk # 1 - A Culture of Prevention: What does that mean and how would it affect research and practice?

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About the Event

A recent commentary in Prevention Science, [Sloboda, Z., David, S.B. Commentary on the Culture of Prevention. Prev Sci (2020). https://doi.org/10.1007/s11121-020-01158-8 ] explored the concept of a culture of prevention and what that means to research and practice. The commentary was requested by the Associate Editors of a Special Issue on the topic.

Applied Prevention Science International (APSI)- Upcoming Courses

The APSI Education Centre is running a series of summer courses. Find out more about the events below. Evidence-Based Prevention Interventions and Policies: New Tools for Prevention Professionals Sep 24, 10:00 AM – 1:00 PM EDT Sep 29, 3:00 PM – 6:00 PM EDT This course features one of the major outcomes from more than 30 years of prevention science. The term “evidence-based” has long been applied in the medical field and now is a