Training on Basic Counselling Skills for Addiction Professional - Final Report

Published by
Education and Training Unit of the National Dangerous Drugs Control Board

In order to appropriately address the concerning global levels of substance use and substance use disorders, it is vital that staff are trained to deliver evidence-based treatment.

At the start of November 2019, the Education and Training Unit of the National Dangerous Drugs Control Board conducted training on Basic Counseling Skills for 28 staff members of the NDDCB.

The training followed the UTC 04- Basic Counseling Skills for Addiction Professionals, which was developed for the U.S. Department of State Bureau of International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs (INL) in collaboration with the Global Centre for Credentialing and Education of Addiction Professionals (GCCE), Colombo Plan.

The Final Report provides an overview of the sessions and the overall outcome of the training days.