Webinar: "Protective Factors in Substance Use"

  • Thursday April 8, 2021 from 2:30 pm–4:00 pm
  • Virtual Event

Register for this event here: https://goto.webcasts.com/starthere.jsp?ei=1443016&tp_key=d826e49904


Diana Fishbein, Ph.D., Senior Scientist, Frank Porter Graham Child Development Institute Co-Director, National Prevention Science Coalition to Improve Lives Research Faculty,  Penn State Univeristy

Anthony Biglan, Ph.D., Senior Scientist, Oregon Research Institute Board Member, National Prevention Science Coalition to Improve Lives

This Webinar is hosted by ADAPT(A Division for Advancing Prevention & Treatment), in partnership with the National Prevention Science Coalition.


  • Understand how prevention research seeks to identify conditions that reduce risk for substance use disorders and all other psychological and behavioral problems.
  • Become familiar with the social determinants of health and how they influence multiple outcomes for children, families and communities.
  • Understand the fundamental conditions that ensure successful development. 
  • Be able to describe the malleability of brain and bodily systems that are effected by ACEs. 
  • Know how preventive interventions work to combat risk by environments that nurture prosocial development. 
  • Recognize the need for comprehensive, evidence-based programs and policies to create environments that nurture positive social development in all of its forms.