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Drug Abuse Prevention Research meeting.. details in text2nd National Conference on Drug Abuse Prevention Research:
A Progress Update


This Conference was held at the Omni Shoreham Hotel in Washington D.C., August 9-10, 2001.

Agenda
Thursday, August 9, 2001
7:30 a.m. - 9:00 a.m. Registration (West Registration)
Continental Breakfast (Ambassador Ballroom)
9:00 a.m. - 9:30 a.m. Welcome and Introductory Remarks (Regency Ballroom)
Elizabeth B. Robertson, Ph.D.,
Conference Co-Chair and Chief, Prevention Research Branch, NIDA

Alan I. Leshner, Ph.D.
Director, NIDA

Constance M. Pechura, Ph.D.
Senior Program Officer, The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation

Donald R. Vereen, Jr., M.P.H., M.D.
Deputy Director (Acting), Office of National Drug Control Policy

9:30 a.m. - 10:15 a.m. Plenary: Prevention Research: A Progress Update, 1996-2001 (Regency Ballroom)
Alan I. Leshner, Ph.D.
Director, NIDA
10:15 a.m. - 10:30 a.m. Break (Ambassador Ballroom)
10:30 a.m. - 10:45 a.m. NIH Perspective on Prevention (Regency Ballroom)
Ruth L. Kirschstein, M.D.
Acting Director, National Institutes of Health
10:45 a.m. - 12:15 p.m. Plenary Panel I: Using Risk and Protective Factors in Prevention (Regency Ballroom)
Moderators:
Susan L. David, M.P.H.,
Conference Co-Chair and Deputy Chief, Prevention Research Branch, NIDA
Janice Ford Griffin,
Deputy Director, Join Together

Why Risk and Protective Factors Matter in the Design of Effective Interventions
J. David Hawkins, Ph.D.,
Director, Social Development Research Group, University of Washington

What the Family Can Do About Early Risks
John B. Reid, Ph.D.,
Executive Director, Oregon Social Learning Center

What the School Can Do With Early Prevention Interventions
Sheppard G. Kellam, M.D.,
Senior Research Scientist, American Institutes for Research, and Director, Center for Integrating Education and Prevention Research in Schools

How the Community Can Set Positive Norms and Policies
Mary Ann Pentz, Ph.D.,
Director, Center for Prevention Policy Research, University of Southern California

How the Media Can Change Behavior
Joseph N. Cappella, Ph.D.,
Professor, Annenberg School for Communication, University of Pennsylvania
12:30 p.m. - 1:45 p.m. Luncheon With Topic Tables (Regency Ballroom)
2:00 p.m. - 3:15 p.m. Concurrent Workshops
Strengthening Families Program: For Parents and Youth 10-14
Richard L. Spoth, Ph.D.,
Senior Research Scientist and Project Director, Prevention Programming and Research, Institute for Social and Behavioral Research, Iowa State University
Virginia Molgaard, Ph.D.,
Professor, Prevention Program Development, Iowa State University
Moderator: Eve E. Reider, Ph.D., NIDA

School-Based Drug Use Prevention: The Project ALERT Experience
Phyllis L. Ellickson, Ph.D.,
Director, Center for Research on Maternal, Child and Adolescent Health, The RAND Corporation
Virginia Tobin, M.S.,
Statewide Coordinator, Project ALERT
Moderator: Larry A. Seitz, Ph.D., NIDA

Reconnecting Youth
Jerald R. Herting, Ph.D.,
Research Associate Professor, University of Washington
Nanci Bratcher,
Youth Services Coordinator, Council on Alcoholism and Drug Abuse
Moderator: Suman A. Rao, Ph.D., NIDA

ATLAS/ATHENA
Linn Goldberg, M.D., FACSM,
Professor and Head, Division of Health Promotion and Sports Medicine, Oregon Health Sciences University
Diane Elliot, M.D., FACP, FACSM,
Professor, Division of Health Promotion and Sports Medicine, Oregon Health Sciences University
Frank Costello,
Strength and Conditioning Coach, Washington Capitals Hockey Team
Moderator: Jack B. Stein, Ph.D., NIDA

Drug Abuse Prevention Campaigns and Sensation Seeking
Philip Palmgreen, Ph.D.,
Professor, University of Kentucky
Barbara Delaney, M.B.A.,
Senior Vice-President and Director of Research, Partnership for a Drug-Free America
Moderator: Lucinda L. Miner, Ph.D., NIDA

Message Development for Latino Audiences
William D. Crano, Ph.D.,
Professor, Claremont Graduate University
Eusebio M. Alvaro, M.P.H., Ph.D.,
Director, Health Communication Research Office, Arizona Cancer Center, University of Arizona
Lorenzo Espinoza,
Program Director, Chamizal Collaborative Coalition (CADCA Member Coalition)
Moderator: Susan L. David, M.P.H., NIDA

Project Quest Evaluation and Followup
Marvin Eisen, Ph.D.,
Principal Research Associate, Population Studies Center, The Urban Institute
Lynn M. Wiegand, M.S.,
Schoolteacher, Montgomery County, Maryland
Moderator: Elizabeth B. Robertson, Ph.D., NIDA
3:15 p.m. - 3:30 p.m. Break (Ambassador Ballroom Foyer)
3:30 p.m. - 5:15 p.m. Plenary Panel II: Identifying Effective Features in Prevention Interventions (Regency Ballroom)
Moderators:
Timothy P. Condon, Ph.D.,
Associate Director, NIDA
Sue Rusche,
Executive Director, National Families in Action

The Prevalence of Effective Middle-School-Based Curricula, Substantive Content, and Teaching Strategies
Christopher Ringwalt, Dr.P.H.,
Center Director, Pacific Institute for Research and Evaluation

Evaluation of Community-Based Interventions
Denise Hallfors, Ph.D.,
Research Associate Professor, University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill

Substance Abuse Communications Interventions
Mark W. Lipsey, Ph.D.,
Co-Director, Center for Evaluation Research and Methodology, Vanderbilt Institute for Public Policy Studies, Vanderbilt University

Effective Implementation of Interventions
Linda Dusenbury, Ph.D.,
Senior Researcher, Tanglewood Research, Inc.
5:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m. Reception (Ambassador Ballroom)
Friday, August 10, 2001
7:30 a.m. - 8:30 a.m. Registration (West Registration)
Continental Breakfast (Ambassador Ballroom Foyer)
8:30 a.m. - 10:00 a.m. Plenary Panel III: Assessing Substance Abuse in the Community for Prevention Planning (Regency Ballroom)
Moderators:
Peter J. Delany, D.S.W.,
Deputy Director, Division of Epidemiology, Services and Prevention Research, NIDA
Jerilyn Simpson,
President and CEO, San Bernardino Communities Against Drugs, Inc. (CADCA Member Coalition)

Measuring the Level of Substance Abuse in the Community
Zili Sloboda, Sc.D.,
Senior Research Associate, University of Akron

Understanding Community Risk and Protective Factors
Richard F. Catalano, Ph.D.,
Associate Director, Social Development Research Group, University of Washington

Assessing Community Readiness for Prevention
Ruth W. Edwards, M.B.A., Ph.D.,
Research Scientist and Co-Director, Tri-Ethnic Center for Prevention Research, Colorado State University
Pamela Jumper-Thurman, Ph.D.,
Research Associate, Tri-Ethnic Center for Prevention Research, Colorado State University

Evaluating Community Strategies and Programs
David P. MacKinnon, Ph.D.,
Professor, Arizona State University
10:00 a.m. - 10:15 a.m. Break (Ambassador Ballroom Foyer)
10:15 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. Concurrent Workshops
Bii-Zin-Da-De-Dah: The Listening to One Another Prevention Program
Leslie B. Whitbeck, Ph.D.,
Professor, Iowa State University
Keyona King, M.P.H.,
Director of Research, Community Anti-Drug Coalitions of America
Moderator: Eve E. Reider, Ph.D., NIDA

Focus on Families
Kevin P. Haggerty, M.S.W.,
Lecture Faculty Member, Social Development Research Group, University of Washington
Dennis D. Embry, Ph.D.,
President and CEO, PAXIS Institute
Moderator: Suman A. Rao, Ph.D., NIDA

Project Towards No Drug Abuse
Steven Sussman, Ph.D.,
Professor, University of Southern California
Brenda Cook,
Program Director, Edmondson Community Organization, Inc., (CADCA Member Coalition)
Moderator: Elizabeth B. Robertson, Ph.D., NIDA

School-Based Drug Abuse Prevention With Multiethnic Youth Through Life Skills Training
Gilbert J. Botvin, Ph.D.,
Director, Institute for Prevention Research and Division of Prevention and Health Behavior, Cornell University Medical College
Roy Griffin, M.A.,
Coordinator, Improvement of Discipline and Learning Environment, Safe and Drug-Free Schools and Communities, Fort Worth Independent School District
Moderator: Lucinda L. Miner, Ph.D., NIDA

Youth-Focused Media To Prevent Substance Use
John K. Worden, Ph.D.,
Professor, Department of Health Promotion Research, University of Vermont
Stephanie McGencey, M.P.H.,
Senior Vice-President for Training and Research, Community Anti-Drug Coalitions of America
Moderator: Susan L. David, M.P.H., NIDA

Good Behavior Game/Mastery Learning
Nicholas S. Ialongo, Ph.D.,
Associate Professor, Department of Mental Hygiene, Johns Hopkins University
Darlene Patrice Walker,
Assistant Director, Historic East Baltimore Community Action Coalition (CADCA Member Coalition)
Moderator: Larry A. Seitz, Ph.D., NIDA
11:45 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. Luncheon (Regency Ballroom)
Moderator:
Lewis E. Gallant, Ph.D.,
Executive Director, National Association of State Alcohol and Drug Abuse Directors, Inc.

Palo Alto Summit on Improving the Prevalence of Successful Adolescence
Anthony Biglan, Ph.D.,
Senior Scientist and Director, Center for Community Interventions on Child-Rearing, Oregon Research Institute

The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation: Prevention Summit
Nancy Kaufman, R.N., M.S.,
Vice-President, The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation
1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. Plenary Panel IV: Building Multicomponent Community Programs (Regency Ballroom)
Moderators:
Richard A. Millstein,
Deputy Director, NIDA, and Acting Director, Division of Epidemiology, Services and Prevention Research, NIDA
Ruth Sanchez-Way, Ph.D.,
Director, Center for Substance Abuse Prevention, Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

The Adolescent Transitions Program: A Multilevel, Family-Centered Preventive Intervention in Schools
Kathryn Kavanagh, Ph.D.,
Director, Project Alliance, Child and Family Center, University of Oregon

The Community Action for Successful Youth Project: Community Builders and the Prevention of Problem Behaviors Among Middle Schoolers
Carol W. Metzler, Ph.D.,
Research Scientist, Oregon Research Institute

Community Readiness, Media, and Schools
Michael D. Slater, Ph.D.,
Professor, Colorado State University

Families and Schools Together
Lynn McDonald, M.S.W., Ph.D.,
Director, Families and Schools Together Project, and Senior Scientist, Wisconsin Center on Education Research, University of Wisconsin
3:00 p.m. Adjournment

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