Time is Running Out!Don't miss out on your chance to present your work to a nationwide audience of professionals like you in a warm, beautiful beach environment. The deadline for submissions is 5PM EST on Monday, December 7, 2009.
Call for AbstractsThe gaps between research, practice and policy, in all configurations, significantly impair the rapidity of progress for improving health care quality. Given the tremendous disease burdens associated with drug abuse, problem alcohol and mental health conditions, and the impact of these conditions on other medical disorders, greater research focus is needed to align
This second year of a 3-year NIDA R13 scientific conference grant (with additional support provided by NIMH and NIAAA), continues the effort to 1) develop a collaborative and strategic research agenda to improve the quality of behavioral healthcare to people (across the life span) who suffer from drug abuse, problematic alcohol use, and mental health problems, and, 2) engage and partner researchers and other key stakeholders such as afflicted individuals, families, providers, policymakers, and communities to contribute to and implement a quality improvement agenda. A 'virtual collaboratory' will also be used to connect conference participants and to encourage and support the development of new research teams.
Currently there is no one place for addictions, mental health and alcohol services researchers to meet exclusively and at one time on shared priority topics germane to behavioral health services research (BHSR). No professional group or association for BHSR exists. Common problems abound and often work does not cross the disciplines, so this 2010 scientific conference will highlight innovative strategies to improve the quality of behavioral healthcare focusing on a broad range of research examining
All abstract submissions must be received by December 7, 2009 at 5pm EST.
Confirmed Pre-Conference Workshops:
Alex Harris, Ph.D.
Scientific Conference Co-Chair, Center for Health Care Evaluation, VA Palo Alto Health Care System
Enola Proctor, Ph.D.
Scientific Conference Co-Chair, School of Social Work, Washington University
Junius Gonzales, M.D., M.B.A.
University of South Florida, R13 Principal Investigator
Wednesday, December 2, 2009
Posted by Ben Littenberg at 12/02/2009 07:43:00 AM