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UPC School and Family Pilot Examination

The Global Centre for Credentialing and Certification (GCCC) is looking for volunteers to participate in the pilot testing of the ICAP examination for School and Family Prevention. When will it take place? The examination will take place on Thursday, March 30, 2023, at 11 am UTC time. Do I have to pay? There is no cost for pilot participants. What exams are available? You may choose to take one of two available pilot exams: School

Live Session on " Suicide and Substance Use Disorder" Conducted by ISSUP Pakistan Chapter on Dated 21-01-2023

ISSUP Pakistan Chapter conducted Live Session on "SUCIDE AND SUBSTANCE USE DISORDER" from ISSUP Pakistan Chapter's & Youth Forum Pakistan's Facebook Pages, YouTube Channels and Twitter with Guest Speaker Dr. Talat Habib Medical Doctor/MBBS, National Trainer by CPDAP & UNODC, Director ISSUP Pakistan Chapter, Addiction Certified Counselor from ICCE, Internationally Certified Addiction Professional (ICAP-1 & ICAP-2) from NAADAC, USA which is was moderated by Ms. Saima Asghar Social Worker, Director ISSUP Pakistan, Executive Director New

NIDA INVEST Postdoctoral Research Fellowship

NIDA INVEST Postdoctoral Research Fellowship for International Scholars: Now Accepting Applications Special Deadline: April 1, 2023 The NIDA International Program is accepting applications from international postdoctoral researchers for the INVEST Drug Use and Addiction Research Fellowship. This fellowship combines postdoctoral research training in the United States with professional development activities and grant writing guidance to form a unique program for drug use and addiction scientists. Fellowship: The 12-month fellowship provides: Rigorous postdoctoral research training with

Professionals of Centros de Integración Juvenil (CIJ) receive training in Universal Treatment Curriculum (UTC)

During 2022, the Training of Trainers for the Universal Treatment Curriculum (UTC), which is promoted by the Inter-American Drug Abuse Control Commission of the Organization of American States (CICAD/OAS) and the International Society of Substance Use Professionals (ISSUP), was held. This program has been created by different teams of curriculum developers, under the coordination of the International Center for Credentialing and Training of Addiction Professionals (ICCE), and its objective is to provide knowledge and skills

Integrantes del equipo de Centros de Integración Juvenil reciben capacitación en Currícula Universal de Tratamiento

Se llevó a cabo la Capacitación de Capacitadores del Currículum Universal de Tratamiento (UTC, por sus siglas en inglés), que es promovido por la Comisión Interamericana para el Control del Abuso de Drogas de la Organización de los Estados Americanos (CICAD/OEA) y la Sociedad Internacional de Profesionales del Uso de Sustancias (ISSUP, por sus siglas en inglés). Este programa ha sido creado por diferentes equipos de desarrolladores curriculares, bajo la coordinación del Centro Internacional para

ISSUP Oral Presentation for Lisbon Addictions 2022: Facilitating an Introduction to Evidence-based Prevention: INEP Plus

The fourth European Conference on Addictive Behaviours and Dependencies took place in Lisbon from 23-25 November 2022. Under the overarching theme of Global Addictions, LxAddictions22 showcased cutting-edge research to help characterise, understand and respond to addiction and addictive behaviours today. ISSUP Team participated in an oral presentation highlighting the main outcome of the INEP Plus "Introduction to Evidence-based Prevention" programme; the facilitated online training programme led by ISSUP trainers to support the delivery of the

ISSUP Poster for Lisbon Addictions 2022: Study on substance use and the role of families in Kazakhstan, Pakistan and Ukraine

The fourth European Conference on Addictive Behaviours and Dependencies took place in Lisbon from 23-25 November 2022. Under the overarching theme of Global Addictions, LxAddictions22 showcased cutting-edge research to help characterise, understand and respond to addiction and addictive behaviours today. ISSUP Team participated in an oral poster highlighting the lessons learned from a Study on substance use and the role of families in three different countries. In partnership with its National Chapters in Pakistan, Kazakhstan

Registration Open: NAADAC's Assessment, Diagnosis, and Treatment of Co-occurring Disorders & SUD Specialty Online Training Series

NAADAC's Assessment, Diagnosis, and Treatment of Co-occurring Disorders & SUD Specialty Online Training Series is designed for helping professionals who are dedicated to learning about co-occurring disorders in the field of addiction. Sessions will discuss tools and best practices so that addiction professionals can feel confident in their ability and knowledge when treating co-occurring disorders in the field of addiction. Assessment, Diagnosis, and Treatment of Co-occurring Disorders & SUD, Part 1: Treating Substance Use and

ISSUP Nigeria Chapter Newsletter – 10th Edition

ISSUP Nigeria has released its tenth Newsletter! This edition features ISSUP Nigeria Chapter 4th National Conference/ Annual General Meeting, recognition of colleagues who have distinguished themselves in their commitment and support to ISSUP and an award to the Executive Governor of Bayelsa State, His Excellency, Senator Douye Diri for his contributions to drug demand reduction in Bayelsa state and Nigeria. Enjoy it!

Call for Speakers: side event at the 2023 ECOSOC Partnership Forum

The VNGOC together with NYNGOC and the UNODC Civil Society Unit is organizing an online side event in the margins of the 2023 ECOSOC Partnership Forum on 31 January 2023 at 8.30 AM. The event is titled: The central role of civil society in drug policies, COVID-19 and achieving the 2030 Agenda VNGOC are looking for 3-4 civil society speakers from different regions wishing to present at the event, focusing on concrete examples of actions

Reflective Assessment-A Unique Model for Universal Population Prevention

A one-day training was organized by Teacher Training Academy to equip the teachers to become reflective on their interaction with the students. The assessment of student behavior and interest in intellectual and recreational activities were focused with the help of following: Critical Thinking Questioning Constructive criticism Thought Challenging Feedback and listening The higher education staff must be encouraged for such participation to help and identify the students in need of counseling, addiction prevention and behavioral

Inter-glam Bursary Award for Pakistani Delegate Participation in Lisbon Addictions

During the second last month of 2022, November 22-24 an international conference was held successfully at the Lisbon Congress Center in Portugal with the collaboration of SICAD, EMCDDA and the Portuguese Directorate. Organized by Clinic in Barcelona, the Inter-glam team invited researchers from different countries who were also part of working groups for drafting global perspectives on drug addiction challenges and relevant topics to take part in the backcasting activity and video contest as jurors

From Darkness to Light of Hope- More Prevention, Less Suicide! Drug Use and Suicide Prevention

6th conference is going to be held at the University of Management and Technology, Lahore which has organized a pre-conference workshop for students and professionals about suicide and addiction. The theme of the conference is suicide prevention and the workshop was held on 28 December, Wednesday 2022 at the main campus. The model used to take steps for intervention states to connect, assess, respond and expand as the four components to follow. It was elaborated

UNODC held a National Round Table on the "Family UNited" programme

Nukus, Republic of Karakalpakstan. 7 December 2022. The Regional Office in Central Asia of the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC ROCA), in collaboration with the Ministry of Public Education of the Republic of Karakalpakstan, conducted a National Round Table. The event was held within the framework of the joint UNODC/UNICEF/UNFPA project “Investing in a resilient future of Karakalpakstan by improving health, nutrition, water, sanitation, hygiene and well-being of adolescents and by harnessing

FEDERSERD SICILIA | CONGRESSO REGIONALE 2022

UPDATE NELLE DIPENDENZE- SICILIA – 2022 CAMBIAMENTI NEGLI STILI DI VITA, TRASFORMAZIONI DELLA CLINICA, NUOVE CONFIGURAZIONI DI BISOGNI, EVOLUZIONE DEI MODELLI ORGANIZZATIVI E TRATTAMENTALI Sala Convegni NH HOTEL PALERMO Il cambiamento degli stili di consumo e i cambiamenti dei bisogni assistenziali, anche indotti dalla pandemia da Sars-Co-2, impongono nuovi scenari e modelli di trattamento per i consumatori di sostanze. Si parla di trasformazioni della clinica, di nuove configurazioni di bisogni e di una conseguente evoluzione

Supporting Government of Pakistan’s in its efforts to ensure standardized, adequate, and evidence-based drug dependence treatment and care

UNODC in collaboration with the Ministry of Narcotics Control (MoNC) and the Ministry of National Health Services Regulation and Coordination (MoNHSR&C) and with the generous support from US/INL, is developing National Standards and Protocols for the treatment of drug use disorders in Pakistan. This work is linked with UNODC’s efforts in supporting countries on quality assurance for treatment of drug use disorders in line with the International Standards for the Treatment of drug Use Disorders

INL Indonesia and CPDAP Collaboration in Advanced UTC Training Course 11 for the Indonesian Ministry of Law and Human Rights

To support the implementation of the Republic of Indonesia Act number 22 of 2022 which regulates the right to treatment and rehabilitation in a penitentiary environment, the Colombo Plan Drug Advisory Program (CPDAP) with support from the Bureau for International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs (INL), U.S. Department of State collaborates with the INL - U.S. Embassy Jakarta in conducting UTC training on course 11: "Enhancing Motivational Interviewing Skills" for the Directorate General of Corrections

Seminar on "Substance Use Prevention Among Youth" on December 8th, 2022 at National University of Sciences and Technology, Islamabad-Pakistan

ISSUP Pakistan Chapter organized a seminar on "Substance Use Prevention Among Youth" following the theme "Addressing Drug Challenges in Health and Humanitarian Crises" in collaboration with TABA NUST SDG Student Hub NUST at the National University of Sciences and Technology, Islamabad-Pakistan. The purpose of this seminar is to address the increasingly concerning issue of drug use among youth by raising awareness and guiding those affected on where to get help from. On Thursday, December 8th

Transparency and governance in drug treatment systems: Online survey

This anonymous survey addresses the topic of transparency and governance in drug treatment systems. It is part of a broader project coordinated by researchers at the University of Vienna and Universitat de Barcelona. In the following section, you will find all the information concerning the purpose of this survey as well as data and safety regulations. The purposes of this questionnaire survey are: Gather data on trends concerning practices in the provision of drug treatment

Ұлттық саясаткерлер мен Қырғызстанның негізгі мүдделі тараптары ЮНОДК оқыту арқылы есірткі тұтынудың бұзылуына байланысты сапаны қамтамасыз ету жүйесі туралы білімдерін кеңейтеді

2022 жылғы 28-30 қараша аралығында Қырғызстанның Бішкек қаласында ЮНОДК-тің Орталық Азия бойынша өңірлік басқармасы «Есірткі тұтынудың бұзылуын емдеу жүйелерінің сапасын қамтамасыз ету» тақырыбында ұлттық тренинг ұйымдастырды. Бұл әлеуетті арттыру оқу-жаттығуы ЮНОДК-ның GLOJ71 «Есірткіге тәуелділікті және оның денсаулыққа тигізетін салдарларын емдеу: емдеу» атты жаһандық жобасы шеңберінде 3-кіші бағдарламамен бірлесіп жүзеге асырылды: Есірткіні пайдаланудың бұзылуын және АИТВ/ЖИТС-тің алдын алуды күшейту 2022 - 2025 жылдарға арналған ЮНОДК Орталық Азия бағдарламасының алдын алу, емдеу және оңалту бөлімі. ЮНОДК-ның штаб-пәтерi

National policymakers and key stakeholders in Kyrgyzstan enhance their knowledge on drug use disorder system Quality Assurance through UNODC training

The UNODC Regional Office for Central Asia (ROCA) conducted a National Training “UNODC Drug Use Disorder Treatment Systems Quality Assurance (QA)” which took place in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan on 28-30 November 2022. This capacity building exercise was conducted in the framework of the UNODC global project GLOJ71 “Treating drug dependence and its health consequences: Treatnet II” in collaboration with Sub-programme 3: Addressing drug problems, increasing treatment of drug use disorders, and preventing HIV/AIDS” of the UNODC

Training report on UTC 1 and 2 organised by foundation for changing lives against substance abuse

Summary The training on Universal Treatment Curriculum 1 & 2 organized by Foundation for Changing Lives Against Substance Abuse (FOCLASA) took place between 14th - 19th November, 2022 at Osogbo, Osun State, Nigeria. Twenty-seven (27) people registered and started the training on the first day but due to the strict rules applied for successful participation and completion of the course 1 & 2, the training ended up with twenty-two people who successfully completed the course

ITSUP India тарауы «Мінез-құлықтық тәуелділіктің психикалық денсаулыққа әсері» тақырыбында вебинар.

«Мінез-құлықтық тәуелділіктің психикалық денсаулыққа әсері» атты келесі вебинарымыз үшін доктор Ятанның болғанына қуаныштымыз. 🥳🎉 Вебинар түлектер мен түлек емес мүшелер үшін еркін қосылады. 💯 Мына жерден тіркеліңіз: https://www.ecolinkinstitute.com/webinar Вебинарды ISSUP INDIA компаниясымен бірлесіп ECOLINK UTC ALUMNI қауымдастығы ұйымдастырады. Егер сіз өз еркіңізбен атқарушы комитетке кіргіңіз келсе, мейірімділікпен DM me. 🙌🏼

Темекiге зиян келтiрудi азайту жөнiндегi стипендия бағдарламасы - Өтiнiмдердi қабылдау мерзiмi 30 қараша

Темекі зиянын азайту стипендиясының бағдарламасы — Білім•Әрекет•Өзгеріс (K•A•C) үшін тәждегі қазына. 2018 жылы іске қосылған Бағдарлама табысты жобалардың кең ауқымын аяқтайтын алты құрлықта Ғалымдармен бұрын-соңды болмаған жаһандық әсер етті. Бағдарламаның мақсаты: ___________________________ 1. ✓ темекіге зиян келтіруді азайту саласындағы ғылыми-зерттеу және тәжірибелік әлеуетті арттыру; ✓ темекі шегуді азайтуға және жеке және халықтың денсаулығын жақсартуға септігін тигізетін жаңа технологиялар мен өнімдердің айғақтық базасын кеңейту; ✓ темекіге зиянын азайтудың жаңа ойшылдарын, жаңа идеялары мен жаңа әдістерін енгізу

Brasil na vice-presidência do Grupo de Peritos sobre Redução da Demanda de Drogas da OEA/CICAD

Brasil foi eleito para assumir a vice-presidência do Grupo de Peritos sobre Redução da Demanda de Drogas junto à Organização dos Estados Americanos (OEA) nos anos 2022-2023. A decisão ocorreu na última terça-feira (08.11), durante o 72º período ordinário de sessões da entidade, em Washington D.C. (Estados Unidos). A delegação brasileira será chefiada por representante da Secretaria Nacional de Cuidados e Prevenção às Drogas – SENAPRED – a ser informado oportunamente. Atualmente, a SENAPRED tem

Prevenção ocupacional baseada em evidências - Palestra Dr. Roberto Canay

O uso de drogas lícitas e ilícitas traz risco à vida das pessoas e provoca perdas de milhões de dólares na economia de diversos países todos os anos. Os acidentes de trabalho tornam-se mais prováveis, o trabalhador já não é tão produtivo como antes e seu desempenho não mantém a mesma regularidade. Aumentam as faltas, os atrasos e eventuais acidentes e indenizações prejudicam a sustentabilidade das empresas, além de onerá-las com o aumento dos gastos