Jan Copeland

The University of New South Wales, Australia

Professor Jan Copeland (PhD, BSc Psych (Hons)) is the founding Director of the National Cannabis Prevention and Information Centre (NCPIC) at the University of New South Wales since 2007. She has worked in the addictions field for 23 years over a range of topics including women’s treatment, monitoring systems for treatment outcome and psycho-stimulants. She is best known for her studies developing and testing brief interventions for the management of cannabis use disorder among adults and adolescents. She has around 250 publications and is involved in a number of community agencies. These include as Chair of the Drug and Alcohol Multicultural Education Centre and as a director on the Board of Management of The McGrath Foundation’s Odyssey House. Among other editorial roles she is currently an Associate Editor of Drug and Alcohol Dependence. She is a member of the US College on Problems of Drug Dependence and is Chair of their international research committee. Additional memberships include the Australian Psychological Society, Australian Professional Society of Alcohol Drugs and the International Society for Research on Internet Interventions.

Biography Updated on 5 August 2012

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