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Who Helps The Helper? A Skills Transfer Program for Behavioural and Substance Use Professionals

ISSUP Kenya is pleased to present its webinar on Skills Transfer Program for Behavioural and Substance Use Professionals.

Gain insights from clinical practice, mentorship, and supervision programs that equip novice mental health professionals with practical skills.

During the Covid-19 and post-pandemic period, there has been an unprecedented surge in demand for mental health services in Kenya and globally. Seasoned practitioners are working tirelessly, leading to compromised service quality, burnout, and increased risks of substance abuse and dependency. This presentation addresses these challenges, highlighting a skills transfer program designed to mitigate burnout and maintain high-quality services while adhering to ethical standards.
This webinar is tailored for DDR professionals, mental and physical health practitioners, advocates, psychology students, mental health professionals, ISSUP members, and the general public.

Learning Outcomes:

  • Understand the vital role of ongoing supervision and mentorship.
  • Appreciate the importance of adhering to ethical standards of practice.
  • Learn effective strategies to prevent burnout.
  • Discover collaborative approaches with government, schools, and universities to establish culturally relevant skills transfer programs in communities.


Lambert Oigara,
Clinical Psychologist, Co- Director- CBT-Kenya
Treasurer, ISSUP Kenya

Lambert Oigara is a Psychologist with 20 years’ experience in the field of mental health. He has worked in a clinical set-up with children, adolescent and adults.
He is the co-founder of CBT Kenya, a community behavioural health counselling centre in Nairobi- Kenya.
He is an executive member of International Society of Substance use professionals (ISSUP-Kenya), member of Kenya Counselling and Psychological Association (KCPA) 


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.

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