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..
For questions, please contact SPR National Office at 703-934-4850, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Mark your calendars to attend the most important prevention science conference–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.”
2017 Call for "Brown Bag" Special Interest Groups
The SPR Program Planning Committee is offering the "Brown Bag" Special Interest Groups (SIGs), and we invite members to convene and chair a SIG. DEADLINE for submissions is 2/20/2017. Learn More
Job PostingsJOB POSTINGS - view listing of job openings/opportunities in prevention research.
Resources2007 Symposia Series on Systems Science and Health ECPN Connections Winter 2015 Newsletter Resources for Education and Training in the Field of Type 2 Translation Research Degree Programs or Certificates in Prevention Science and Pre-Doctoral and Post-Doctoral Training/Education in Prevention Science
What’s Happening Now
SAVE THE DATE! SPR & NPSC Congressional Briefing
Congressional Briefing jointly organized by the Society for Prevention Research and the National Prevention Science Coalition: Investing in Evidence-Based Prevention: Supporting Health and Saving Public Resources, Tuesday, May 30th (preconference day); 3.00 - 4.30pm at the Congressional Visitor Center, 1st St. NE, Washington, DC
2017 Online Program Schedule Now Available
SPR is pleased to announce that the 2016 annual meeting program schedule is now posted online. The online program schedule is searchable by day, presentation format, themes, and authors.
Prevention Science: Open Call for Special Issue on Prevention & Intervention in Emerging Adulthood
The journal Prevention Science invites manuscripts for a special issue on "Opportunities and Challenges for Prevention and Intervention in Emerging Adulthood.”
Standards of Evidence
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
SPR International Task Force