Our Mission

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..


Contact Us

For questions, please contact SPR National Office at 703-934-4850, info@preventionresearch.org.

Annual Meeting

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 Postings

JOB POSTINGS - view listing of job openings/opportunities in prevention research.

Resources

2007 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

2017 Call for Late-Breaking Abstracts

We welcome you to submit a late-breaking abstract for an oral presentation at the SPR 2017 Annual Meeting. DEADLINE: 2/28/2017

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2017 Call for Nominations

2017 SPR and ECPN awards. Deadline: 3/6/2017

2017 Fellows. Deadline: 3/6/2017

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.”

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Standards of Evidence

Standards of Evidence for Efficacy, Effectiveness, and Scale-up Research in Prevention Science: Next Generation

Advocacy

Advancing Type 2 Translation Research article by SPR Task Force now available at Prevention Science ONLINE FIRST

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

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SPR International Task Force

View list of SPR ITF events at the 2016 SPR Annual Meeting in Washington, DC.

Newsletter Archives

SPR Community

ECPN Connections

DNC Outreach