CARS doctoral student Robert Grahn, Deborah Chassler and Dr. Lundgren have had an article highlighted by the Recovery Research Institute at the Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School.
The schedule for the 2014 Addiction Health Services Research Conference hosted by BUSSW and CARS is now available for review.
The program for the Addictions Health Services Research Conference hosted by CARS in October has been finalized. Please check your email for information about the form of your abstract’s acceptance and further details. Please feel free to reach out to our AHSR Conference Coordinator, Ivy Krull (email@example.com)with any questions.
The Boston University Center for Addictions Research and Services is proud to host the 2014 Addiction Health Services Research Conference, in collaboration with the School of Medicine, and the School of Public Health. The conference will be held in Boston from October 15th – 17th, 2014. For more information on the conference, please visit the conference website: Register for AHSR 2014.
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.