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 policymakers 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) 28th Annual Meeting that will be held in Washington, DC, May 26-29, 2020, at the Hyatt Regency Washington on Capitol Hill.

This year’s theme is “Why Context Matters: Towards a Place-Based Prevention Science.”

Calls for Submissions Now Available

Job Postings

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

Want to Volunteer?

Talented volunteers are the lifeblood of every membership organization. The Society for Prevention Research offers various opportunities for our members to help advance the mission and the strategic plan of the Society by getting involved in our committees.

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Resources

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

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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Check Out SAMHSA's Technology Transfer Centers (TTC) Program

The purpose of the Technology Transfer Centers (TTC) is to develop and strengthen the specialized behavioral healthcare and primary healthcare workforce that provides prevention, treatment and recovery support services for substance use disorder (SUD) and mental illness.

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