Dr. Lundgren, Director of The Center for Addictions Research and Services, has been selected to give this year’s Aaron Rosen lecture at the Society for Social Work Research in January, 2014. This annual conference will be held from January 15-19, 2014 in San Antonio, TX.
Additional information on the conference can be found here: http://www.sswr.org/conference2014_program.php#aaronrosen
Dr. Lundgren is one of the program faculty for the Boston University Transdisciplinary Training Program in Addiction Science (TTPAS). Please click here for more information on our TTPAS program: http://www.bumc.bu.edu/gms/ttpas/
Dr. Hyeouk Hahm, CARS faculty affiliate, will be working as a visiting scholar at The Center for Multicultural Mental Health Research, Harvard University School of Medicine, in Spring 2013.
More information about Dr. Hahm can be found at: http://www.bu.edu/ssw/about/facultystaff/faculty/hahm/
Dr. Lena Lundgren, Center Director, and Ivy Krull, Doctoral Candidate, are presenting at SSWR’s annual conference (San Diego, 2013). The CARS research is part of a unique symposium which seeks to provide a comprehensive examination of the multiple factors associated with organizational capacity to implement culturally responsive and EBPs among community-based SAT organizations in the United States.
For additional information, please see: http://sswr.confex.com/sswr/2013/webprogram/Session5799.html
The Boston University School of Social Work Off-Campus Program, in collaboration with six Massachusetts community-based mental and behavioral health treatment centers located in medically under-served communities, has received a 3-year grant from Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) for the In the Community Mental Health Training for Social Workers Program (ICMH). The ICMH will increase the number of social work graduates trained in empirically-supported assessment and intervention methods for trauma, co-morbid mental health and addictions disorders in medically underserved communities.
For more information on the HRSA program, please visit: http://sites.bu.edu/sswhrsaseminar/
Dr. Lundgren was invited to give the plenary speech for the Swedish National Board on Health and Welfare conference on Addiction Severity Index as a National Assessment instrument for substance use disorders (December, 2012) . Dr. Lundgren, in collaboration with CARS staff (Deborah Chassler), CARS students (Sarah Trocchio and Serena Smith-Patten), BU School of Medicine Faculty (Lisa Sullivan) and colleagues from Sweden, presented research findings on her Swedish Longitudinal National Study on Addiction Treatment utilization among vulnerable population groups.
Dr. Lundgren and Center colleagues recently published the lead article in the Journal of Substance Abuse Treatment. Entitled “Barriers to implementation of evidence-based addiction treatment: A national study”, this study was part of the ongoing dissemination of findings from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation-funded research completed by The Center.
This article can be found at: http://www.journalofsubstanceabusetreatment.com/article/S0740-5472(11)00166-8/abstract
Findings from a qualitative study completed by Boston University’s Dr. Hyeouk Hahm and Dr. Lena Lundgren (Director, Center for Addictions Research and Services) has been published in the Journal of AIDS and Clinical Research.
Entitled “Sexual Attitudes, Reasons for Forgoing Condom Use, and the Influence of Gender Power among Asian-American Women: A Qualitative Study”, this study can be found at: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3409832/pdf/nihms364054.pdf.
Dr. Lena Lundgren, Center Director, and Ivy Krull, Doctoral Candidate and Center Data Analyst, presented findings from The Center’s Robert Wood Johnson Foundation research on evidence-based practice implementation in community-based substance abuse treatment organizations.
The conference provided an opportunity to share these important findings with an international community, including key government policy-makers.
For more information on the conference, please visit: http://www.swsd-stockholm-2012.org/
Dr. Lena Lundgren, Director at The Center for Addictions Research and Services, will be one of the lead speakers at the Harvard Medical School “Treating the Addictions” conference, March 9 – 10, 2012 in Cambridge, MA. Her contribution will focus on addiction treatment, specifically looking at who gets treatment, who does not and why these differences exist.
More information on the conference can be found at: http://cme.med.harvard.edu/cmeups/pdf/00322398.pdf