The Society for Prevention Research is an organization dedicated to advancing scientific investigation on the etiology and prevention of social, physical and mental health, and academic problems and on the translation of that information to promote health and well being.The multi-disciplinary membership of SPR is international and includes scientists, practitioners, advocates, administrators, and policy makers who value the conduct and dissemination of prevention science worldwide.
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Mark your calendars to attend the most important prevention science conference–the Society for Prevention Research (SPR) 22nd Annual Meeting that will be held in Washington, DC, May 27-30, 2014, at the Hyatt Regency Washington on Capitol Hill. This year’s theme is “Comprehensive and Coordinated Prevention Systems: Building Partnerships and Transcending Boundaries.”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. Call for Applications for the Ninth Annual SPR Sloboda and Bukoski SPR Cup. Applications Will Be Accepted November 4 through November 27. Hotel Reservations Now Available Reservation deadline is April 29, 2014.
What’s Happening Now
Type 2 Translational Reseach: Position Statement
Type 2 Translational Research: Overview and Definitions
SPR Monograph: Community Monitoring Systems
Standards of Evidence published in Prevention Science
SPR Standards of Knowledge for the Science of Prevention