Bi-Monthly Webinar: ISSUP Nigeria Knowledge Update Series (Twelfth Session)

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ISSUP Webinars

ISSUP Nigeria are pleased to present their next Bi-Monthly Webinar in the Knowledge Update Series. The Webinar topic will be Substance Use and Risky Sexual Behaviours: Targeting Adolescents in Nigeria.

Learning Outcomes:

  • Gain understanding of the concepts of “Substance Use”,” Sexual Behaviours” and “Adolescents”
  • Discuss the connection between Substance Use and Sexual Behaviours
  • Highlight appropriate strategies for harm reduction for this cohort

Presenter:
Dr. Ndidi Mercy Ofole

Ndidi Mercy Ofole holds a PhD in Counselling Psychology from the Department of Counselling and Human Development Studies, Faculty of Education, University of Ibadan, Nigeria.  She is currently a Senior Lecturer in that same Department. She is a member of American Psychological Association (APA) and the immediate past Chairperson of Counselling Association of Nigeria (CASSON), Oyo State Chapter.  Ndidi offers counselling services to diverse target populations on the following areas: Adolescents Reproductive Health (ARH), addiction, mental health, drug and substance use prevention, health promotion, etc.  She is a Youth Coach who consults for UNICEF, Partnership for African Social and Governance Research (PASGR), Kenya, MDAs, and other NGOs.  She is a pioneer member of International Society of Substance Use Prevention and Treatment Professionals (ISSUP) Nigeria, Chapter.  She has over 60 publications in peer reviewed journals and have made academic presentations at National and International conferences on harm reduction, drug use prevention, treatment and rehabilitation.

Moderators:
Dr. Martin O. Agwogie
National President, ISSUP Nigeria Chapter 

Dr. Bawo O. James
Publicity Secretary/Mobilization ISSUP Nigeria Chapter

Webinars and online events delivered and hosted by the International Society of Substance Use Professionals (ISSUP) are provided for informational purposes only. They are educational in nature and do not constitute medical advice, diagnosis or treatment.

Country
Nigeria
Resource Language

English

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