The Society for Prevention Research provides training opportunities in prevention science during two, virtual, post-conference workshops scheduled for June 21 and July 13, 2023.
- Post-Conference Workshop I: Wednesday, 6/21/2023, 11:00 am – 6:00 pm, Eastern
- Optimization of Implementation Strategies Using MOST: An Emphasis on the Factorial Design (To register select: Optimization) Learn More
- Post-Conference Workshop II: Thursday, 7/13/2023, 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm, Eastern
- Adaptive Approaches to Preventive Interventions and Implementation Strategies (To register select: Adaptive) Learn More
- All post-conference workshops require registration.
- All post-conference workshops will be held via Zoom. Access link to the Zoom will be emailed prior to the workshop.
- Registration rates for Post-Conference Workshops I and II are discounted by approx. 75%. Funding for the discounted rate is underwritten by the NIH, Office of Disease Prevention.
Registration Type and Rates
|Member and Non-Member
|Student Member and Student Non-Member
|Post-conference Workshop I
|Post-conference Workshop II
Optimization of Implementation Strategies Using MOST: An Emphasis on the Factorial Design (To register select: Optimization)
This workshop will introduce the Multiphase Optimization STrategy (MOST) framework and discuss how it can be used to design and optimize implementation strategies. Specifically, participants will be able to 1) describe the three phases of the MOST framework and how they are applied in the development and testing of implementation strategies; 2) develop a conceptual model that identifies the relationship between implementation strategies, mediators, and outcomes in a factorial trial; and 3) plan experimental conditions for a factorial trial that addresses inequitable implementation of a health promotion program.
Adaptive Approaches to Preventive Interventions and Implementation Strategies (To register select: Adaptive)
A one-size-fits-all approach to the delivery and implementation of preventive interventions may not deliver beneficial outcomes for all individuals. Adaptive preventive interventions and adaptive implementation strategies adjust to the individual or organization’s specific, sometimes changing needs. This adjustment is made based on a priori decision rules that guide the interventionist on when, how, and for whom an intervention or implementation strategy should be altered. This half-day pre-conference workshop will provide SPR members with an introduction to adaptive interventions and the experimental designs used to empirically develop them. We will then describe the recently-developed Multi-level Adaptive Implementation StrategY (MAISY) which extends the concepts of adaptive interventions to implementation science, and incorporates implementation strategies for different contexts and group hierarchies. We will spend considerable time describing examples of individual-focused adaptive interventions and organization-focused adaptive implementation strategies to give participants real-world examples of these study designs and approaches. Throughout the workshop participants will be invited to reflect on how adaptive interventions and/or implementation strategies may be useful in their own scientific domains and discuss ideas, potential challenges, and opportunities with presenters and attendees.