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Video: 2-Minute Concise Series on Addictions with Kevin Alderson, PhD, R. Psych.

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Kevin Alderson, PhD, R. Psych.
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A YouTube playlist containing thirty two-minute concise videos about addictions. The numbering of the series is based on the chapter numbers for the award-winning textbook, “Addictions Counseling Today: Substances and Addictive Behaviors” by Dr. Kevin G. Alderson. 

SPR: Call for Papers for Special Issue

The Society for Prevention Research is gathering research for a forthcoming special issue of the journal Prevention Science. The title of the special edition is “Transparency, Openness, and Reproducibility: Implications for the Field of Prevention Science”. There are ongoing concerns about research waste, scientific misconduct, and lack of replication. To safeguard the credibility of the scientific enterprise, researchers and other interested stakeholders have begun to list, develop, and implement transparent, open, and reproducible workflows. This

Webinar: EU Drug Market Report 2019

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The aim of the webinar is to enable participants to understand the concept of the illicit drug market within the broader context of changing patterns of drug use, cultural and social factors and links to wider criminality; to describe to participants in detail the markets for the main drug types and the key points, and to talk about the opportunities for improvement of operational practices by using strategic analysis.<

The Progress Note: Where Law & Ethics Meet Efficiency

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This presentation is geared at increasing addiction counsellor understanding of the legal, ethical, and liability-related factors that come into play with clinical documentation, regardless of pay source (insurance, public funding like Medicare, or private pay, etc.) or work context (agency, private practice, etc.).

SPR 2020 Call for Papers Now Open!

This year's conference theme, Why Context Matters: Towards a Place-Based Prevention Science, challenges prevention scientists to explicitly recognize the central role that geographical concepts such as location, distance, distribution, connectivity, place, neighbourhood, and activity space (routine locations of individuals) have on health outcomes. This call for papers seeks to stimulate creative spatial thinking to advance prevention science by further integrating place into existing behavioural theories, testing new theories and research designs, using technologies such as

Call for Abstracts - NIDA International SPR Poster Session

The International Program and the Division of Epidemiology, Services and Prevention Research of the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) will host the 13th Annual NIDA International SPR Poster Session at the SPR 28th Annual Meeting in Washington, DC, May 26–May 29, 2020. Posters should highlight drug and/or alcohol use prevention research, including research on drug/alcohol-related HIV/AIDS prevention. We seek variation in study designs, focus (e.g., formative work, outcome, implementation science), populations, and data types

World Patient Safety Day

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In May 2019, the 72nd World Health Assembly endorsed the establishment of World Patient Safety Day to be observed annually on the 17th of September.

The main objective of World Patient Safety Day is to raise global awareness about patient safety and encourage global solidarity and action.

South East Asian Fellowship Program on Drug Policy 2019

Release, the UK’s centre of expertise on drugs and drugs law, is proud to invite applications to the 2019 South East Asian Fellowship Program on Drug Policy. Fellows will be hosted at Release in London, UK. This program supports those working in sectors related to drug policy in order to increase their understanding of international drug policy reform issues, to improve their advocacy skills, and to enhance their capacity in working with the media on