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Salvation Army Centre for Addiction Services and Research: Research and Knowledge Exchange Showcase

25th October, 11-3pm (Iris Murdoch Building, University of Stirling)

The Salvation Army Centre for Addiction Services and Research at the University of Stirling was established in February 2017 to take forward Salvation Army (TSA) Drug and Alcohol Strategy (SDAS) through collaborative working between TSA and the Faculty of Social Sciences in the University of Stirling. You are invited to join with a wide range of colleagues across the sector to hear about the programmes of work being undertaken.





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The Salvation Army Centre for Addiction Services and Research has been established to take forward the Salvation Army (TSA) Drug and Alcohol Strategy (SDAS) through collaborative working between TSA and the Faculty of Social Sciences in the University of Stirling. Dr Tessa Parkes, Centre Director, is joined by Dr Hannah Carver (Knowledge Exchange Fellow), Marcus Cusack (Knowledge Exchange Assistant) and Dr Maria Fotopoulou (Lecturer in Criminology). Within the Centre, the University of Stirling will deliver the following:

New, interdisciplinary research on addictions and on interventions that can prevent related problems for individuals, families and communities;

  • Research on the impact of TSA services;
  • Research synthesis through literature reviews, practice reviews and knowledge exchange activities;
  • Dissemination of new and synthesized research through publication, including on-line publication;
  • Policy analysis and policy briefing to inform the work of the Salvation Army;
  • Education through accredited university programmes;
  • Training for front line Salvation Army workers through cascaded training, short courses, workshops and stand-alone accredited modules.

Read more about the University's partnership with the Salvation Army.


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