February 2021

Introduction to Evidence-Based Practice for Clinicians in the AOD Sector

Location: Online

An introduction to Evidence-Based Practice for clinicians, allied health professionals and service providers working in the AOD sector

About this Event

Length: 1 hour

Workshop Goal: This module seeks to help you progress your level of knowledge in utilising evidence to facilitate evidence-based practice, and to improve patient/client outcomes. 

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Submitted on Thursday 7th January 2021 - 09:29
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Breaking Free From Codependency

Location: sialkot, Pakistan

Live session on
"BREAKING FREE FROM CODEPENDENCY" on ISSUP Pakistan Chapter & Youth Forum Pakistan's Facebook Pages, YouTube Channels and Twitter with our honorable speaker guest Asst. Professor Nadeem Ghalib (Consultant Clinical Psychologist, M.Phil. PM. Dip. CL. (Psychology)' International Certified Addiction Professional/ICAP-1, CPO. Canada. Psychology. Denmark, Associate Member APA, USA)

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Submitted on Saturday 30th January 2021 - 21:38
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Virtual Conversation ISSUP Peru

Location: Lima, Peru

ISSUP Peru
We are pleased that you are part of the largest network of professionals working in the field of prevention, treatment and rehabilitation of substance use.
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Submitted on Monday 1st February 2021 - 13:49
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Responding to drugs and homelessness: innovative approaches in Europe

Location: Online

Objective: To explore innovative programmes providing solutions in the field of homelessness and drugs.

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Submitted on Thursday 28th January 2021 - 16:16
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Global Training on Universal Treatment Curriculum, Starting from Feb 8

Location: Mangalore, India, India

Become an Internationally Certified Addiction Professional (ICAP)

Ecolink Institute, India in Collaboration with the Colombo Plan Drug Advisory Programme hosts 3rd International Online Course on Universal Treatment Curriculum on Substance Use Disorder Management from 8 February 2021. Applications invited from around the globe. We are making UTC available and affordable with good quality training online by our Global Master Trainers including Dr. Thirumagal and Aditi. Please see what our students say about the course from our website, (www.ecolinkinstitute.com) For more information and registration: www.ecolinkinstitute.com/utc-global

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Submitted on Saturday 23rd January 2021 - 07:57
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Introduction to Clinical Research for Clinicians Working in the AOD Sector

Location: Online

Length: 1 hour

Workshop Goal: To give staff working in AOD clinical settings an understanding of the key concepts and principles of clinical research and the benefits of introducing research into the clinical setting. 

Description: An overview of the basic concepts of clinical research, focusing on the main areas of why and how clinical research is carried out, the importance of ethics in research, and an outline of the five main clinical study designs.

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Submitted on Thursday 7th January 2021 - 09:26
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Introduction to the International Drug Control Conventions

Location: Online

Joint VNGOC and UNODC CSU webinar for civil society, introducing the International Drug Control Conventions.

The Vienna NGO Committee on Drugs (VNGOC) together with the UNODC Civil Society Team is inviting you to a joint webinar introducing the International Drug Control Conventions and the treaty mandated functions of UNODC and CND.

The webinar will be held in English, interpretation in Russian and Spanish will be available.

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Submitted on Monday 1st February 2021 - 11:48
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SPORT (Alcohol/Drug) Prevention Plus Wellness: One-Session Programs for Youth Online & In-Person

Location: St. Augustine/Florida, United States

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Submitted on Saturday 6th February 2021 - 20:45
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Webinar | Prevention of Drug Use and other Risky Behaviours in Youth: Data-Based Planning for Effective Prevention

Location: Beirut, Lebanon

On 11th February 2021, ISSUP Lebanon would like to invite you to attend their upcoming Webinar on the topic of Substance Use Epidemiology and Evidence-based Prevention Programs.
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Submitted on Monday 21st December 2020 - 09:28
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The power of virtual communities for real-life change: digital technologies to reach SDG 3.5 and to promote well-being

Location: Online

The 59th session of the Commission for Social Development (CSocD59) will take place from February 8 to 17 in 2021.

The priority theme is “Socially just transition towards sustainable development: the role of digital technologies on social development and well-being of all.”

Alcohol is a major obstacle to development, adversely affecting 14 of 17 SDGs and all aspects of development. Therefore, SDG 3.5 addresses the need for prevention and treatment interventions to tackle alcohol harm and foster well-being and development for all.

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Submitted on Monday 8th February 2021 - 19:59
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Social Work and Policing Conference

Location: Online

In this conference project partners in Austria, Belgium and Portugal will, first, present the curriculum for the SWaPOL training, and second, open the discussion about opportunities for similar cross-disciplinary vocational training between police and social work in Europe in the future.

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Submitted on Tuesday 26th January 2021 - 17:15
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In-Love with Addiction Neuroscience

Location: Washington, D.C., United States

ISSUP

February 11, starting at 10:30 AM (Washington, DC time), the Neuroscience Interest Group at the International Society of Addiction Medicine (ISAM NIG) invites you to the free virtual talk "In-Love with Addiction Neuroscience," presented by Dr. Silvia Cruz and hosted by Prof. Alexander Baldacchino.

In this talk series, addiction neuroscientists worldwide share their personal stories/experiences on the beauty of addiction neuroscience and how/why they have decided to invest their scientific life in this field.

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Submitted on Wednesday 10th February 2021 - 14:03
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Crisis Intervention and Substance Use Disorders

Location: Punjab-Sialkot, Pakistan

Crisis Intervention and  Substance Use  Disorders

Organized by: ISSUP Pakistan Chapter & Youth Forum Pakistan (For Drug Use Prevention) 

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Submitted on Saturday 23rd January 2021 - 19:00
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Opening Ceremony of the III International Batch for UTC

Location: Mangalore, India, India

Opening Ceremony of the UTC, Batch III by Ecolink

Ecolink Institute of Well-being, an approved Training Provider of the Colombo Plan has opened its third Batch of International participants to Universal Treatment Curriculum for Substance Use Professionals on 13 February, 2021. The students will undergo Curriculum 1-8 in a weekend course from 3 pm to 8 pm (IST). Over 35 participants from 10 countries participate in the Online Live Training, administered by globally certified Trainers including Dr. Thirumagal, Ms. Aditi Ghanekar, Francis Moothedan, etc.

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Submitted on Tuesday 16th February 2021 - 02:27
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"Universal Treatment Curriculum for Substance Use Disorders"

Location: Kualalumpur, Malaysia

"Universal Treatment Curriculum for Substance Use Disorders"

We at Serene Retreat Education Provider, are conducting "Universal Treatment Curriculum for Substance Use Disorders" training course for UTC 1 & 2 via Online Google Meet up.

For more info kindly contact Ms Baanusha @ +60146633731

or visit our website www.sereneretreat.com.my

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Submitted on Saturday 23rd January 2021 - 08:42
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Forensic testing for alcohol and drugs in relation to substance abuse detection and validation

Location: South Africa, South Africa

Upcoming Webinar on February 16th, 2pm SAST: Forensic testing for alcohol and drugs in relation to substance abuse detection and validation. Substance abuse detection is of prime importance in modern-day life due to the ever-increasing demands and pressure on society
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Submitted on Wednesday 3rd February 2021 - 09:59
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Women and Alcohol

Location: Online

In the first of ASCERT's 2021 Seminar Series, Women and Alcohol will consider how the experience of alcohol is different for women, including alcohol-related harm, targeting by the alcohol industry, societal attitudes towards women’s drinking and barriers to support and recovery.

This is an online webinar event. 

Date And Time

Tue, February 16, 2021

2:00 PM – 4:30 PM GMT

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Submitted on Wednesday 3rd February 2021 - 14:32
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Introduction to Good Clinical Practice in Clinical Research for Clinicians Working in the AOD sector

Location: Online

Length: 4 hours

Workshop Goal: To give participants involved in research and trials a thorough understanding of all aspects of Good Clinical Practice and how it applies to everyday trial management .

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Submitted on Thursday 7th January 2021 - 09:22
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US-MX Border Rural Substance Use Disorder (SUD) and Opioid Use Disorder (OUD) Response: Lessons learned in program planning and implementation

Location: Washington, D.C., United States

MarylandROTA ISSUP
On Wednesday, February 17, 2021, starting at 03:00 PM (Washington, DC time), Maryland  Rural Opioid Technical Assistance initiative (MarylandROTA) invites you to the webinar “US-MX Border Rural Substance Use Disorder (SUD) and Opioid Use Disorder (OUD) Response: Lessons learned in program planning and implementation."
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Submitted on Monday 15th February 2021 - 09:39
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Marijuana, Vaping (E-Cigarette) & Opioid Prevention Plus Wellness: One-Session Programs for Youth Online & In-Person

Location: St. Augustine/Florida, United States

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Submitted on Saturday 13th February 2021 - 19:07
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Language matters: Contemporary discursive constructions of alcohol use.

Location: Online

Wednesday 17th February 2020, 1-2pm

Claire Melia: 'Language matters: Contemporary discursive constructions of alcohol use.' This talk draws upon research surrounding the prominent discourses used to account for alcohol use across a range of contexts. Analysis considers the impact of these constructions in attributing blame and the associated stigma for alcohol use issues. 

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Submitted on Monday 8th February 2021 - 15:51
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DFAM Drug and Substance Abuse Conference 2021

Location: Abuja, Nigeria

ISSUP
Youth & The Region's Big Issue: Drug Abuse
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Submitted on Monday 4th January 2021 - 15:53
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Webinar | Quality in Treatment

Location: London, United Kingdom

Quality in Treatment Flyer
On February 23rd, ISSUP Global would like to invite you to their upcoming Webinar on the topic of quality in substance use disorder treatment. This event will tie in with the launch of the new 'Quality in Treatment' Network.
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Submitted on Monday 1st February 2021 - 11:03
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Qualitative Methods Journal Club

Location: Online

This is the fourth in a series of Qualitative Methods Journal Clubmeetings hosted by Glasgow Caledonian University (GCU) Substance Use Research Group, organised by the Scottish Alcohol Research Network (SARN). The Journal Club is funded by the Society for the Study of Addiction (SSA).

We will be discussing the following paper:

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Submitted on Monday 18th January 2021 - 21:51
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The Impact of Parental Substance Use on Children

Location: Online

About this Event

Hannah Todman

Postgraduate Researcher, Manchester Metropolitan University

About Hannah:

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Submitted on Monday 18th January 2021 - 15:59
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Official opening of the ITTC Network

Location: Ukraine

Dear colleagues!

On behalf of the International Technology Transfer Center in Ukraine (ITTC), we are honored to invite you to the official opening of the ITTC Network, which will take place on February 24, 2021 at 16:00.

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Submitted on Monday 22nd February 2021 - 09:14
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Alcohol and COVID-19 in SA: An Endless Cycle of Liquor Sales Bans Being Imposed and Lifted, or Catalyst for Meaningful Action?

Location: South Africa, South Africa

The SAMRC Alcohol, Tobacco & Other Drug Research Unit is now in its 20th year of existence. With about 20+ core staff based in Cape Town and Pretoria the focus is on a broad range of research focusing on the nature and extent of substance use in South Africa, associated consequences and the multifaced interventions aimed at addressing substance use.

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Submitted on Friday 12th February 2021 - 12:46
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SRNT 27th Annual Meeting

Location: Online

The Society for Research on Nicotine & Tobacco (SRNT) 27th Annual Meeting will take place on the 24th-27th of February.

2021 Theme: Social Justice and Action in Tobacco and Nicotine Science

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Submitted on Saturday 2nd January 2021 - 21:01
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MI In Africa Webinar Series: Motivational Interviewing in Practice, An African Journey

Location: South Africa, South Africa

Please note the webinar that was planned for February 3rd has been moved to February 25th, 17h00-18h30 The registration link remains correct:

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Submitted on Thursday 4th February 2021 - 05:43
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Conferencias Magistrales Maestría en Gestión de Adicciones Programa

Location: Mexico City, Mexico

CIJ Mexico ISSUP
Sigue las conferencias magistrales con motivo de la Maestría en Gestión de Adicciones
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Submitted on Tuesday 23rd February 2021 - 15:43
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South Africa ITTC Webinar: Motivational Interviewing in Practice, An African Journey

Location: Cape Town, South Africa

On February 25th, you are invited to attend the first Webinar in the upcoming Motivational Interviewing in Africa Webinar Series.
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Submitted on Monday 18th January 2021 - 13:14
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Resultados del estudio sobre prevención, tratamiento e inclusión social, en el marco de la pandemia de Covid-19 en Chile

Location: Santiago, Chile

ISSUP Chile flyer

ISSUP Chile te invita a participar de un webinar presentando los resultados del estudio sobre prevención, tratamiento e inclusión social, en el marco de la pandemia de Covid-19 en Chile.

El webinar tendrá lugar el jueves 25 de febrero de 2021 a las 5:00 p.m. (hora de Chile)

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Submitted on Thursday 11th February 2021 - 15:37
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South Africa ITTC Online (Live) Motivational Interviewing Training

Location: Online, South Africa

This live training on Motivational Interviewing takes place weekly on Thursdays from 12h00 till 13h00, starting 25 February 2021, with the last session being on Wednesday 18 March 2021.

Motivational Interviewing is a best-evidence approach for tackling harmful substance use and general motivation-related change, including that treatment non-adherence. It is an approach that does not seek to replace other therapeutic approaches, but that seeks instead to support and strengthen them.

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Submitted on Monday 11th January 2021 - 13:54
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Men’s Alcohol Consumption When Becoming a Father

Location: Online

Scottish Health Action on Alcohol Problems (SHAAP), the Scottish Alcohol Research Network (SARN) and the Institute of Alcohol Studies (IAS) warmly invite you to join us online on Thursday 25 February from 12:30-14:00 GMT for the second Alcohol Occasionals event of 2021.

Dr Elena Dimova, Glasgow Caledonian University, will deliver a presentation entitled: "Exploring men’s alcohol consumption in the context of becoming a father: A scoping review" and we will then open to Q+A and wider discussion.

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Submitted on Thursday 18th February 2021 - 17:08
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UTC Academic Adaptation & The Shift to Online Training

Location: Washington, D.C.

ICUDDR ISSUP

Details of our upcoming webinar on academic adaptation of the Universal Treatment Curricula (UTC) and shifting to online training.

February 25th at 8AM EST

Presented by:
Verna Felipe, MA, ICAP I
Maria Isabel Melgar, MA, PhD
Jayvee S. Aquino RN, ICAP II, RC

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Submitted on Thursday 11th February 2021 - 12:21
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Virtual Conversation ISSUP Peru: Presentation of first results SOGI Program

Location: Lima, Peru

ISSUP Peru invites you this Thursday, February 25th to the Virtual Conversation
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Submitted on Monday 22nd February 2021 - 12:00
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Presentation of the UNODC Strategy 2021-25

Location: Online

UNODC has recently launched its new five-year strategy, covering 2021-25. Recognizing that a key to successful implementation of this Strategy will be the expanded use of partnerships with a broad range of stakeholders, the online meeting on February 25th will provide a briefing to Civil Society partners.

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Submitted on Saturday 13th February 2021 - 16:08
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International Medicine in Addiction Conference 2021

Location: Online

International Medicine in Addiction Conference 2021 will take place online from the 26-28th of Feb.

This year’s theme of ‘Connecting the Disconnected’ acknowledges that doctors work with patients and communities who use substances that can cause complex issues, disconnection and marginalisation, and that they need to respond to people’s unique situations and issues.

The content will be available for up to 30 days after the conclusion of the event, so you can engage with this quality content at your leisure.

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Submitted on Sunday 31st January 2021 - 19:33
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