Peer van der Kreeft

Social educator

Has been the head of prevention at De Sleutel in Belgium for 25 years until 2011 when he was appointed as a full time lecturer/researcher at the University College Ghent. Peer has served at the basis of lifeskills interventions like Lions Quest in Europe in the late eighties and designed with a multicultural group of authors Unplugged in the beginning of this century. He published children’s stories to start prevention at very early age as well as articles in scientific and popular journals. Internationally, he presided the EU Prevnet Network from 2002 - 2006, and has led the EU-DAP Drug Abuse Prevention Faculty project for international adaptation and training of trainers. Peer is leading the mapping of prevention science learning programs within the European SPAN project. He is an active contributor to networks such as the ICAA, UNODC, WHO & EMCDDA.