Tthe Summer Institute on Alcohol, Drugs and Addiction will take place from July 13- 26, 2008 and offers students of various disciplines and professions a great opportunity to advance their knowledge in the field of addiction studies in an international environment. The Institute is an intensive two-week summer programme that seeks to provide an interdisciplinary approach to the study of addiction and to promote opportunities for international networking among participants.
The Institute welcomes individuals with a focused interest in addiction research and treatment, Masterís and PhD students, NGO staff working on addiction-related issues, professionals in human services, practitioners, and advocates.
We expect a 2008 class of approximately 15 students. The Institute's classes are intensive small group seminars with discussions, excursions, faculty lectures and guest lectures by prominent people in the field. We will be able to provide CEUs for most counselors as well as course credits for students.
The scientific director is Helen Levine, and this yearís faculty includes Dennis McCarty, Lala Ashenberg Straussner, and Mirjam Schieveld. Guest lectures by Rowdy Yates, Peter Blanken and Renske Spijkerman.
Summer Institute on Alcohol, Drugs and Addiction
International School for the Humanities and Social Sciences
Universiteit van Amsterdam
Prins Hendrikkade 189-B
phone: +31 20 525.3776
fax: +31 20 525.3778
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