This award would be conferred on a SoAP member who has made a distinguished contribution to the advancement of education and training in the addictions field; this contribution would not be limited to university education and training.
SoAP promotes advances in research, professional training, and clinical practice within the broad range of addictive behaviors including problematic use of alcohol, nicotine, and other drugs and disorders involving gambling, eating, sexual behavior, or spending. Membership includes a subscription to the peer-reviewed journal Psychology of Addictive Behaviors and the newsletter of the Division.
Join over 1000 individuals committed to research, professional training, and clinical practice within the broad range of addictive behaviors, including senior addiction researchers, practitioners, early career members, and students/trainees.
The Society of Addiction Psychology is devoted to the education and training of addiction psychologists. We offer continuing education opportunities throughout the year at a variety of meetings and events, including our annual mid-year meeting, Collaborative Perspectives on Addiction.
Many people recover from addictions on their own with little or no professional help. However, not much is known about the strategies they use to change their behavior and to maintain that change. Currently, most research attention and treatment efforts are focused on those who are severely... read more