JEAP Initiative Forum Series
Recovery Residences: What We Know, What We Don’t Know, and How to Find Out
About this four-part series:
Although recovery residences are a crucial element in the mix of substance use recovery services, research remains underdeveloped. This free four-part forum series explores gaps in recovery residence knowledge from the perspectives of:
- Providers of recovery residence services
- Recipients of recovery residence services
- Researchers in the field
with a goal of developing testable research questions to fill these gaps.
Who should attend:
This forum series on recovery housing is geared towards inspiring early career and senior researchers, as these forums will provide important information about recovery residences and aid in the development of future research. Individuals with lived experience who are interested in advancing the research on recovery residence services are also are encouraged to attend. These forums are intended to be a place where ideas and views can be exchanged in a supportive environment, with the emphasis on encouraging new research. Interested individuals will benefit from attending any number of sessions, but those looking to expand their research program will gain the most by attending them all. If you have any questions, please reach out to us through the contact form at the bottom of this page.
Sessions in the Forum Series
Tuesday, March 22, 11:00am-12:00pm Pacific Time (West Coast time)
The March session in this series will be a group discussion of key publications about recovery residences. The selected publications will be attached to the calendar invitations for this session - below are the references:
Jason, L.A., Mericle, A.A., Polcin, D.L., & White, W.L. (2013). The Role of Recovery Residences in Promoting Long-term Addiction Recovery. American Journal of Community Psychology. Posted at www.williamwhitepapers.com
Polcin DL. (2017). Role of recovery residences in criminal justice reform. The International Journal on Drug Policy, 53, 2-36.