On May 7th, 2020, ISSUP Mexico in collaboration with CICAD and ISSUP Global organized an online Introduction to the Universal Prevention and Treatment Curriculum (UPC/UTC). 122 prevention and treatment directors working for Centros de Integración Juvenil (CIJ) and members of ISSUP Mexico participated in the session.
Livia Edegger, Deputy Director of ISSUP Global, Carmen Fernández Cáceres, CIJ’s General Director and ISSUP Mexico President, and Jimena Kalawski, Chief of CICAD’s Demand Reduction Unit provided opening remarks. Andrea Escobar, Senior Programme Officer at CICAD, introduced the session and speakers and moderated the Q&A session. Two regional UPC and UTC trainers gave detailed presentations on the content and the certification process. During the Q&A session, one of the main focus areas was the online adaptation of the material.
Andrea Escobar - Senior Programme Officer - CICAD
Livia Edegger - Deputy Director - ISSUP Global
Mtra. Carmen Fernández Cáceres - Director - CIJ, President - ISSUP Mexico
Jimena Kalawski - Chief of the Demand Reduction Unit - CICAD
Edwin Peñaherra, Peru: Prevention Expert
Diego Camacho, Costa Rica: UTC Certified Regional Trainer