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About Us

Applied Prevention Science International (APSI) was established in 2013 by Dr. Zili Sloboda to collaborate with prevention leadership in research, policy and practice to bring evidence-based prevention to communities.


The goals are to help prevention practitioners to implement and sustain evidence-based (EB) prevention interventions and policies in their communities.  In addition, APSI provides consultation on the development of epidemiological surveillance systems and evaluation approaches to ensure high quality implementation. 


APSI hopes to expand the availability of effective and efficient prevention services in communities in the U.S. and around the world. APSI works collaboratively with a multidisciplinary team of select national and international professionals and experts in prevention research and practice to achieve these goals.

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Over the past three years, APSI has updated and adapted the Universal Prevention Curriculum content developing the Foundations for Prevention Science and Practice Curriculum. These courses are designed to increase the capacity of prevention professionals to apply prevention science to practice and improve the implementation of evidence-based prevention interventions and policies. Currently they are being successfully delivered in the United States through partnerships with state leadership who want to increase the capacity of their prevention professionals state-wide... learn more

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