The Division offers education and training, informed by the Syndrome Model of Addiction, to a diverse group of learners, including health care providers, policy makers, and scientists. Through its continuing medical education, faculty development courses, and course materials and webinars, the Division provides a meaningful voice within the public health and medical communities. We also reach the general public through our research blog, public forums and educational activities, and community-based training and capacity building initiatives.
Education & Training
In this Harvard Health Review article, the Division’s Howard J. Shaffer, PhD, CAS discusses addiction stigma, addiction as a syndrome, and pathways to recovery.
We provide weekly summaries of current, peer-reviewed addiction science articles through this free resource.
The Division is supporting numerous addiction-related training, education, and capacity building initiatives with partners across Massachusetts.
The Division uses addiction research to build innovative continuing education courses for a diverse set of learners – offered through Harvard Medical School.
The Division offers a collection of evidence-based course materials on a variety of addiction-related concepts, made freely available to the public.
This initiative brings virtual guidance to students, young investigators, and other early-career scholars interested in psychology, addiction, and gambling.
The Division hosts webinars for a variety of audiences that cover range of addiction-related topics, some of which are freely available to the public.
Individuals and organizations can contact the Division to request a Division-led training or to learn more about the types of trainings we offer.