CBCS Event

MHLP Professor to Talk on Ghana Experience
Roger Peters, PhD, will provide a keynote presentation for the USF Fulbright Welcome Reception on September 11, 2015 at the Patel Center (CGS) 140. The presentation is entitled "Identifying Substance Abuse Treatment Needs on the Gold Coast: A 2015 Fulbright Specialist Project in Ghana". During the presentation, Dr. Peters will discuss his experiences in Ghana during June of 2015 as a Fulbright Specialist, while working with colleagues at the University of Cape Coast. During the Fulbright visit he examined the prevalence of substance use disorders in the 3 psychiatric hospitals in Ghana, and provided several training workshops and lectures. In addition to reviewing the collaborative Fulbright activities, Dr. Peters will comment on infrastructure and organizational challenges facing Ghana in developing mental health and substance abuse services.