Join us at the annual meeting of the Society for Prevention Research

SPR Annual meeting June 2-4 with 21 presentations from the PRC

The annual meeting of the Society for Prevention Research (SPR) is an excellent way to get up-to-date on exciting developments in prevention science. At this year's virtual meeting, from June 2-4, presenters from the Edna Bennett Pierce Prevention Research Center will address topics including, but not limited to, addressing racial inequities, informing policy, investigating the lives of adolescents and young adults, and career advancement.

For brevity, only PRC presenters are listed below. Click the presentation title for full session descriptions and presenter lists. All times are in Eastern Time (ET) zone.

June 2, 2021 

12:45 p.m.
Diana Fishbein, Chair
Roundtable Debate: Prevention Scientists As Advocates in the Context of This Syndemic: Moral, Contextual and Institutional Considerations

12:45 p.m.
Keiana Mayfield, Chair
Roundtable Discussion: It Starts at Home: The Role of Family-Based Prevention Programs in Addressing Racial Inequities and Social Injustice

12:45 p.m.
Daniel Cooper, Co-chair/Facilitator; Max Crowley, Presenter
Strategies and Skills for Incorporating an Equity Lens into Prevention Research

3:35 p.m.
Ashley Linden-Carmichael, Presenter
A Daily Diary Investigation of the Socio-Environmental Context of Simultaneous Alcohol and Marijuana Use Among Young Adults

3:35 p.m.
William Aldridge, Discussant
Accelerating the Translation of Prevention Research into Practice through Collaborations between Prevention Researchers & SAMHSA’s Prevention Technology Transfer Centers

4:05 p.m.
Jimikaye Courtney, Presenter
Testing the Timing of Affect Motivating and Reinforcing Drinking at the Day-Level and during Drinking Episodes within Individuals in Natural Settings

4:35 p.m.
Christa Mahlobo, Presenter
Black Individuals’ Racial Socialization Experiences and Coping with Discrimination in Middle and High School Prospectively Predict Flourishing in Adulthood

5:45 p.m.
Paul Morgan, Presenter
Which Children Are Frequently Bullied in U.S. Elementary Schools?

5:45 p.m.
Katja Waldron, Poster presentations
Ramping up or Winding Down? Time-Varying Effects of Alcohol-Related Problems during College
Is Parental Permissiveness of Alcohol a Risk Factor for Drunk Driving Outcomes Among Hispanic/Latinx Adolescents? Examination of a Longitudinal Structural Equation Model

June 3, 2021

12:45 p.m.
Taylor Scott and Max Crowley, Roundtable Discussants
Leveraging Implementation Science to Bridge Prevention Research and Policy

1:15 p.m.
Tong Chen, Presenter
Heritable, Environmental, and Timing Effects on the Intergenerational Transmission of Anxiety and Depressive Symptoms in Early Adolescence

1:15 p.m.
Devin McCauley, Presenter
Developmental Links between Interparental Conflict, Adolescent Threat Appraisals, and Internalizing Problems 

3:35 p.m.
Christian Connell, Panelist
Emerging Methods for Conducting Non Face-to-face Prevention Research (Lessons Learned from COVID-19)

3:35 p.m.
Elizabeth Long, Presenter
Testing Research Communication Strategies to Promote Racial Justice 

3:35 p.m.
Taylor Scott, Presenter
Justice for All: Understanding Legislative Contexts Using Observational Studies That Measure the Access and Use of Research Evidence (Received "Abstract of Distinction" designation from SPR!)

4:35 p.m.
Lawrie Green, Presenter
Using Legislative Records to Measure Use of Research Evidence

5:45 p.m.
Alyssa Abrams, Presenter
How Adolescents See Alcohol: Perceptions of Alcohol Risk Differentiated By Method of Acquisition

June 4, 2021

1:30 p.m.
Alyssa Abrams, Presenter
Comparing Heavy Episodic Drinking and High-Intensity Drinking: Effects on Academic Achievement across Adolescence 

3:05 p.m.
Barrett Scroggs, Presenter
Substance Use in Sexual and Gender Minority Emerging Adults: Illuminating Risk and Protective Factors

3:05 p.m.
Max Crowley, Panelist
Making the Transition to Mid-career: A Panel Discussion for Early Career Preventionists

June 29, 2021

3 p.m.
Sara Brennen, Co-convener
Post-conference Special Interest Group: Effective Communication of Prevention Research

July 14, 2021

12 p.m.
Diana Fishbein, Chair
Post-conference workshop: Mobilizing Knowledge and Strategies from Prevention Science in Real-World and Policy Contexts