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Empirical Awakening: 25 years of NIH Funded Research on Mutual-Help Programs’ Effects, Cost-Effectiveness, and Mechanisms, June 16, 2018

posted: Apr 24, 2018

For those of you planning on attending RSA in June in beautiful San Diego, there is a free satellite conference on the Saturday which is marking the 25thanniversary of the NIAAA-supported monograph on Alcoholics Anonymous research (McCrady and Miller, 1993). This satellite conference will present overviews of the science on AA and related Twelve-Step Facilitation interventions conducted during the past 25 years, including efficacy, effectiveness, cost-effectiveness and... read more

2018 APA Convention Program

posted: Apr 22, 2018

The Society of Addiction Psychology welcomes you to the 2018 APA Convention in San Francisco, August 9-12, 2018. The landscape of addiction psychology is changing at a rapid rate. The last decade has seen an explosion in opioid misuse and related fatalities, the legalization of cannabis in eight states (with many more to follow), and the jettison of the diagnostic criteria of ‘abuse’ and ‘dependence’ from the DSM. Even the language we use to talk about addiction is changing, with a growing... read more

University of Kentucky Department of Behavioral Science Chair Search

posted: Apr 18, 2018

The College of Medicine seeks a dynamic academic and research driven innovative leader to serve as its next Chair for the Department of Behavioral Science and invites applications for the position.
 
This is a unique opportunity to build upon a strong and diverse foundation to substantially impact the behavioral health challenges facing the Commonwealth of Kentucky and beyond. Therefore, we desire a visionary Chair with an understanding of the future of behavioral... read more

ISBRA Young Investigator Travel Award Announcement

posted: Apr 12, 2018

2018 ISBRA World Congress 
September 9-13, 2018, Kyoto, Japan
Junior Investigator Awards
 
For the 2018 ISBRA Congress, there will be an opportunity for several Junior Investigator Awards supported from the International Society for Biomedical Research on Alcoholism (ISBRA).
 
The Award... read more

Society of Addiction Psychology Student Research Grant Call for Applications

posted: Apr 10, 2018

The Society of Addiction Psychology (SoAP; Division 50 of the American Psychological Association) offers the Student Research Grant Program to support graduate student research in the field of addiction psychology. Three Student Research Grants of up to $1250.00 each will be awarded each year. 
One proposal will be selected by the sitting President-Elect of SoAP based on how closely the project fits/integrates with that year’s... read more

APA Division 28 Seeking Nominations for New Fellows

posted: Apr 9, 2018

The American Psychological Association (APA) Division on Psychopharmacology and Substance Abuse (Division 28) is seeking nominations for new Fellows. As described by APA, “Fellow status is an honor bestowed upon APA members who have shown evidence of unusual and outstanding contributions or performance in the field of psychology. Fellow status requires that a person's work has had a national impact on the field of psychology beyond a local, state, or regional level. A high level of... read more

Military Suicide Research Consortium LOI Announcement

posted: Apr 8, 2018

The Military Suicide Research Consortium (MSRC) is pleased to announce it is currently accepting Letters of Intent (LOI) for clinical and non-clinical studies.

 The Military Suicide Research Consortium (MSRC) is part of an ongoing strategy to integrate and synchronize U.S. Department of Defense and civilian efforts to implement a multidisciplinary research approach to suicide prevention. Funded by the Military Operational Research Program (MOMRP), with Defense Health Program funding,... read more

April 2018 SoAP Clinical Teleconference featuring Dr. Brandon Bergman Friday 4/13

posted: Apr 6, 2018

I’m writing to remind you of that wonderful time of the month, the second Friday, on which we host our SoAP Clinical Teleconference. In case you are new to this, or have forgotten, this conference call is sponsored by the Society of Addiction Psychology (APA Division 50) but is available to any and all interested parties.
 
Despite all our superstitious impulses, our next call is on Friday April 13, 2018 and features Brandon Bergman, Ph.D. speaking on... read more

Health Disparities Research Institute Call for Applications

posted: Apr 6, 2018

The National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities (NIMHD) will host the Health Disparities Research Institute (HDRI) from July 23-27, 2018. The HDRI aims to support the research career development of promising minority health and health disparities research scientists early in their careers, stimulating research in the disciplines supported by health disparities science.
 
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